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Between the Lines

40 years of books without bosses, 1977-2017


  • Graphic history book “Drawn to Change” wins Wilson Book Prize. BTL awarded $10,000 for history work

    Posted May 30th, 2017

    Drawn to Change: Graphic Histories of Working-Class Struggle by the Graphic History Collective and Paul Buhle has been awarded the prestigious Wilson Book Prize, awarded by the Wilson Institute of Canadian History at McMaster University. As part of this award Between the Lines was given $10,000 that will fund the creation of new creative and accessible Canadian history.

  • Now hear this! BTL releases first audio book

    Posted May 25th, 2017

    Cuba beyond the Beach: Stories of Life in Havana by Karen Dubinsky has now been made into BTL’s first audio book.

  • “The Vimy Trap” shortlisted for two prestigious awards

    Posted March 21st, 2017

    The Vimy Trap: Or, How We Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Great War( Between the Lines) by Ian McKay and Jamie Swift has been shortlisted for two prestigious awards: the Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing and the Sir John A. Macdonald Prize for best book of Canadian history.

  • Acclaimed book “Lunch-Bucket Lives” wins Ontario History Prize

    Posted June 14th, 2016

    Lunch-Bucket Lives: Remaking the Workers’ City by Craig Heron has been awarded the Fred Landon Award from the Ontario Historical Association.

  • Cyber-Proletariat wins book prize

    Posted June 2nd, 2016

    Nick Dyer-Witheford has been awarded the Gertrude J. Robinson book prize for Cyber-Proletariat: Global Labour in the Digital Vortex.

  • BTL books win prizes from Canadian Historical Association

    Posted June 2nd, 2016

    The 2016 Canadian Historical Association’s book prizes were recently announced and two of BTL’s books came away with prizes: Unsettling Canada: A National Wake-Up Call by Arthur Manuel and Grand Chief Ron Derrickson; and Lunch-Bucket Lives: Remaking the Workers’ City by Craig Heron.

  • Lunch-Bucket Lives wins CAWS award

    Posted May 26th, 2016

    The Canadian Association of Work and Labour Studies has awarded their 2016 Book Prize to Craig Heron for Lunch-Bucket Lives.

  • Unsettling Canada short-listed for history prize

    Posted May 3rd, 2016

    Unsettling Canada: A National Wake-Up Call by Arthur Manuel and Grand Chief Ronald M. Derrickson with foreword by Naomi Klein has been short-listed for the Canadian Historical Association’s Aboriginal History Book Prize.

  • Lunch-Bucket Lives wins history award, shortlisted for another

    Posted March 29th, 2016

    Lunch-Bucket Lives:Remaking the Workers’ City by Craig Heron is the International Labor History Association’s (ILHA) 2015 Book of the Year. Lunch-Bucket Lives was also recently short-listed for the Sir John A. Macdonald Prize in History.

  • Erratum and apologies issued for error in Flight & Freedom

    Posted February 10th, 2016

    Page 178 of Flight & Freedom includes the phrase “Polish SS (Schutzstaffel)” and should read “SS (Schutzstaffel)”. The authors’ intent was to reference the German SS in occupied Poland, not in any way to imply there was a Polish SS.

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