February 18, 2021
Fired Up About Consent Author Sarah Ratchford on the Books That Brought Them Tears, Lessons, & Laughter
The rallying cry often heard in conversations about consent is the simple truth: consent isn't just sexy—it's mandatory.And it's a topic that we're finally discussing with young people, with the hope ...
October 05, 2020
Julie S. Lalonde Wins Speaker's Book Award for her Powerful and Challenging Memoir, Resilience is Futile
This morning, the Honourable Ted Arnott, Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario, announced that Resilience is Futile: The Life and Death and Life of Julie S. Lalonde (Between the Lines Books) ...
August 13, 2020
My Story: Julie Macfarlane on Standing Up, Speaking Out, and Surviving
Trigger Warning: Discussion of Sexual AbuseAuthor, activist, and law professor Julie Macfarlane has written extensively about our legal system, publishing books and articles over the course of her distinguished ...
July 28, 2020
Suzanne Evans Explores Food, Women, and War in Her New Biography
During the second World War, in Singapore's notorious Changi Prison, Ontario's Ethel Mulvany suffers and starves alongside hundreds of other women. To ward off their debilitating hunger pains, they use ...
June 23, 2020
Erin Steuter and Alan Spinney on Media Literacy, Critical Thinking, and Their New Graphic Novel
With the world currently on fire in multiple directions, many news outlets have eschewed fair and balanced reporting in favour of ramping up the public's fear, anxiety, and rage to greater serve their ...
May 25, 2020
Between the Lines Releasing COVID-19 Essay Anthology 'Sick of the System'
Looking for some thoughtful perspective and productive solutions during our current pandemic? Between the Lines has got you covered!The Toronto-based radical indie publisher has announced the surprise ...
May 13, 2020
Lucky Seven: James Wilt's New Book Examines Public Transportation's Failings and Possibilities
In cities across North America, public transportation is an essential part of day-to-day life. For many citizens commuting to work, heading to doctor's appointments, or simply running errands, government-funded ...
January 29, 2019
Zelda Abramson on Exploring the Concept of Home for Holocaust Survivors
The question "What is home?" is always a poignant one for a writer to explore. In Zelda Abramson's The Montreal Shtetl: Making Home After the Holocaust (Between the Lines Books), published in January ...
December 13, 2018
David Goutor on Mining Family History to Write an Extraordinary Winnipeg Man's Fight Against Fascism
In 1936, a German man living in Winnipeg was following the inexorable march of Franco's armies towards Madrid. Hans Ibing recognized the significance of the Spanish Civil War in the struggle against ...
December 11, 2018
December Spotlight on Excerpts: Read About the Maple Leaf from Symbols of Canada
Symbols of Canada, edited by Michael Dawson, Catherine Gidney and Donald Wright (Between the Lines Books), delves into the titular symbols, whether they're as storied as Indigenous carvings or as ...