Books tagged: Psychological

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A Cannibal and Melancholy Mourning

Translated by Nathalie Stephens
By Catherine Mavrikakis

 

French novelist Hervé Guilbert's 1991 novel, To the Friend Who Did Not Save My Life, is about a narrator named Hervé Guilbert who, after his close friend Muzil (really, Michel Foucault) dies of AIDS, begins to realize his symptoms are the same. In this same tradition of ... Read more

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

Is an artist born, or rather, created by experience? From the moment in childhood when he is forced to take drastic action to defend his adoptive mother from a violent assault – the only maternal figure that he has ever known – it is evident that the life of Joseph Sully-Jacques ... Read more

Against the Wind

By Madeleine Gagnon & Howard Scott
Translated by Phyllis Aronoff

Is an artist born, or rather, created by experience? From the moment in childhood when he is forced to take drastic action to defend his adoptive mother from a violent assault – the only maternal figure that he has ever known – it is evident that the life of Joseph Sully-Jacques ... Read more

Agatha

By Anne Cathrine Bomann
Translated by Caroline Waight

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A psychiatrist is counting down towards his upcoming retirement. He lives alone in his childhood home and has neither friends nor family.

Often, he resorts to drawing bird caricatures of his patients instead of taking notes. His social life consists ... Read more

All Is Well

By Katherine Walker

Christine Wright is having a bad day. She’s an ex-special forces soldier and a recovering alcoholic, and now her new career as a church minister has started off with the worst kind of bang. Could it be her reflexes are a little too twitchy for this job?From the opening page, ... Read more

All the World's a Wonder

By Melia McClure

A playwright possessed by her muses, an actress desperate to succeed, and a doctor hauntedby a lost love. Three people cross time and space to meet through the playwright's bizarrecreative process: to create, the playwright must become her characters; to tell her tragic story,the ... Read more

Almost Visible

By Michelle Sinclair

Tess has just moved to Montreal from Nova Scotia, and seeks to lose herself by involving herself in the lives of others. She befriends an older man while delivering meals to the elderly. Her interest in his past veers into obsession after furtively going through his photos and ... Read more