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 ...
October 25, 2018
"The Black Lives Matter Movement has its Roots in this Historical Moment" David Austin on his Book Exploring the 1968 Congress of Black Writers
2018 marks the 50th anniversary of the Congress of Black Writers, which took place in Montreal. To mark this year's milestone anniversary, David Austin has brought that historic gathering to life in Moving ...
August 21, 2018
Contest! Embrace the True History of Labour Day with a Progressive Prize Pack from Between the Lines
Labour Day isn't just a long weekend – it acknowledges the hard, historical work unions, activists, & other labour crusaders did, the effects of which we still benefit from today. Embrace the history ...
August 20, 2018
Contest! Celebrate the History of Labour Day with a Prize Pack of Pro-Labour Books from Between the Lines
We can't believe it's nearly Labour Day. As much as we don't want to see summer end, that final holiday of the season got us thinking - because Labour Day isn't just a long weekend; it acknowledges the ...
February 12, 2018
Contest! Black History Month Prize Pack from Between the Lines Books
Between the Lines has published some of the most insightful, innovative writing in Canada on race, culture, and identity over its 40 years of operation. This month, to celebrate Black History Month, they're ...