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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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