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‘Books without Bosses: 40 Years of Reading Between the Lines’

‘Books without Bosses: 40 Years of Reading Between the Lines’
Courtesy New Society Publishers

Independent publisher Between the Lines burst onto the publishing scene with smart, hard-hitting titles that tackled the social issues of the day.

Here’s the three-part story of how a small, radical press became an authoritative, progressive Canadian publisher, with samples from Between the Lines’ graphic history, Books without Bosses. Click here for a chance to win a copy.

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In This Series

A Publisher Is Born in an Optimistic Time

A Publisher Is Born in an Optimistic Time

An excerpt from ‘Books without Bosses,’ a comic book telling of the founding of a legendary independent Canadian publishing house. Part one of a three-part series.

Tyee Staff / 30 Oct 2017


Taking on the Tough Issues in Print

Taking on the Tough Issues in Print

Between the Lines hit hard with books on mining, the environment and conditions for workers.

Tyee Staff / 1 Nov 2017


A Literary Gadfly: Doing the Job Without any Bosses

A Literary Gadfly: Doing the Job Without any Bosses

Consensus approach to publishing produces four decades of timely books challenging Canada’s status quo.

Tyee Staff / 2 Nov 2017