Books tagged: 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

Chameleon (Days)

By Dean Serravalle

What happens when the narrator is removed from a story? When the author's real life is fictionalized instead, so that creator and creation relate on the same existential ground with no middleman? Chameleon (Days) is such an experiment in storytelling, a literary novel that explores ... 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