Posted August 8th, 2018
As a member of the International Alliance of Independent Publishers, Between the Lines expresses its shock and dismay at the late-night abduction and detention of acclaimed photographer and human rights activist, Shahidul Alam, in Dhaka.
Posted June 13th, 2018
Pioneering gay activist Jim Egan publicly challenged a culture of rampant homophobia in the press starting in the late 1940s, when it was dangerous to speak out. His fight for equality is the subject of a new Heritage Minute.
Posted April 9th, 2018
The Great War was a tragedy, an almost criminally insane war that should fill us with a sense of dread, sadness, and most important, a “never again” attitude. But over 100 years later we appear to be uncomfortable with anything less than fervent patriotic overtures to the War and Canada’s so-called most important battle.
Posted March 5th, 2018
The offices of Inanna Publications, Between the Lines, and Fernwood Publishing will be closed on Thursday, March 8 in solidarity with the 2018 International Women’s Strike.
Posted October 26th, 2017
October 26th marks 40 years of publishing for Toronto’s independent award-winning book publisher Between the Lines (BTL). Launched in 1977 Between the Lines was established as a joint project of the Development Education Centre of Toronto and Dumont Press Graphix of Kitchener. Since its founding BTL has been run cooperatively producing “books without bosses”.
Posted August 17th, 2017
A Future Without Hate or Need: The Promise of the Jewish Left in Canada by Ester Reiter has been shortlisted in history for the Vine Awards for Canadian Jewish Literature.
Posted August 8th, 2017
For the second week in a row Unsettling Canada: A National Wake-Up Call by Arthur Manuel and Grand Chief Ronald M. Derrickson is on the Canadian Bestseller list!
Posted June 29th, 2017
Between the Lines invites people to question and challenge the dominant narrative of Canada’s history and #resist150. During the month of July get 20% off select titles (see below) with promo code: resist150
Posted June 22nd, 2017
This June get 30% off a dozen #pride titles with promo code: pride17
Posted June 2nd, 2017
“Toronto’s Poor” wins Canadian Association for Work and Labour Studies Book Prize for the best book in work and labour studies.