Psychological

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After You've Gone

By Lori Hahnel

After You've Gone is the story of two generations of musicians, a jazz grandmother and a punk granddaughter, who each struggle with balancing life, love, and art in their respective eras. The novel opens in 2007 with Elsa Taggart and her ex-husband watching their son's convocation ... Read more

Against the Wind

By Madeleine Gagnon
Translated by Phyllis Aronoff & Howard Scott

From the moment he takes drastic action to defend his adoptive mother from violent sexual assault, Joseph finds himself retreating into an increasingly abstract world where he must confront what he calls his “visions.” In reaction to his indistinct trauma, Joseph sets out ... Read more

Against The Wind

By Madeleine Gagnon & Howard Scott
Translated by Phyllis Aronoff

From the moment he takes drastic action to defend his adoptive mother from violent sexual assault, Joseph finds himself retreating into an increasingly abstract world where he must confront what he calls his “visions. ” In reaction to his indistinct trauma, Joseph sets out ... Read more

And the Birds Rained Down

By Jocelyne Saucier
Translated by Rhonda Mullins

A CBC Canada Reads 2015 Selection!Finalist for the 2013 Governor General's Literary Award for French-to-English TranslationDeep in a Northern Ontario forest live Tom and Charlie, two octogenarians determined to live out the rest of their lives on their own terms: free of all ... Read more

Blue Field

By Elise Levine

When her friend Jane dies while exploring an underwater cave with her husband Rand, Marilyn takes up diving again, to honour—and outdo—her late friend. Marilyn drags Rand with her as she increasingly pushes herself far past her limits and skill level, endangering them both ... Read more

Claremont

By Wiebke von Carolsfeld

How to survive the unthinkable? This is the question nine-year-old Tom has to face after witnessing his parent's murder-suicide. After the horrific event, Tom refuses to speak. At first, he moves in with his childless Aunt Sonya, but she is ill equipped to deal with the traumatized ... Read more

Death Valley

By Susan Perly

Longlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize

Legendary war photographer Vivienne Pink has five days to photograph servicemen about to deploy for active combat. Racing to meet her deadline, she heads to Las Vegas, where she'll capture images of men who may die the next day?and where ... Read more

Down the Street

By Cassandra Cronenberg

Itessa is on the verge of a nervous breakdown, and as her marriage unravels we follow her in and out of denial that her marriage is over and into a world of drugs and fantasies about other men and other lives she could have lived. As she begins questioning her mental stability ... Read more

Dream Sequence

By Adam Foulds

NOMINATED FOR THE 2019 SCOTIABANK GILLER PRIZE

A CBC DAY 6 MUST-READ BOOK FOR SUMMER

A 49TH SHELF EDITOR'S PICK

Henry Banks, star of the UK’s most popular television series, has higher aspirations, ones befitting of his talent: a serious film career, beginning with a role in ... Read more