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Canada Book Day, April 23, 2008

Take some time to discover these and other amazing Canadian books!

The Library and Archives Canada Literary Archives staff have selected two highly acclaimed books in celebration of Canada Book Day.

By Grand Central Station I Sat Down and Wept by Elizabeth Smart, published by Editions Poetry London, 1945
Published in French under the title À la hauteur de Grand Central Station je me suis assise et j'ai pleuré by Les Herbes rouges, 2003 (translated in French by Hélène Filion)

Parcours d'un écrivain : Notes américaines by Marie-Claire Blais, published by VLB éditeur, 1993
Published in English under the title American Notebooks: A Writer's Journey by Talonbooks, 1996 (translated from French by Linda Gaboriau)

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On these authors and their works:
www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/writers/index-e.html

On our literary archives:
www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/literaryarchives/027011-200-e.html

Subscribe to Canlit, an electronic forum on Canadian literature:
www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/the-public/005-7010-e.html#canlit


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