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Surely a woman who chooses a white rat as a pet and calls him Mr....
Broke City
Jacques Renaud's Le casse, translated here as Broke City, is, if nothing else, an important...
A Beach in Maine
In this lyrical novella, reminiscent of Marguerite Duras, Suzanne Jacob describes the poignant sojourn of...
Dark Menagerie
The poems in Dark Menagerie want to encompass a radical experience of loneliness. It travels...
La Famille Gaetano
La Famille Gaetano is the French translation of F.G. Paci's The Italians (1978), considered one...
The Death of André Breton
The Death of Andre Breton is fiction which reads like a detective novel. The suspense,...
Hélène Monette wrote this book to honour her sister Thérèse, who passed away in 2005. True to her sister's vision, the poet explores the wonder inhabiting the present moment. With this collection, which was awarded the prestigious Governor General's Award in 2009, the poet offers a celebration of the bond between the two sisters and a moving tribute to their extraordinary friendship. Thérèse pour Joie et Orchestre is her twelfth book, and the first to be translated into English.

"for in my grieving heart / there is almost no space left for Gentleness / we will dismantle the wreckage left by silence / and all the violence we've listened to / simply by sitting down / on a swing made for two / in the strident music of a... "
Thérèse for Joy and Orchestra

Hélène Monette, Jo-Anne Elder
2014
Thérèse for Joy and Orchestra
Talking It Out: The October Crisis from Inside
The Place Where Your Soul Dwells
Pondering the Weight of Being: Selected Poems (1944-2013)
The Courage of Poetry
Moncton Mantra
Pellucid Waters: Selected Poems
The Golden Shower: Or What Men Want
We Come From The Same Light
The Trestler House
Les Amours difficiles
Girls Closed In
Isabelle's Notebooks