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Our Violent National Game

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Ilana Stanger-Ross

Ilana Stanger-Ross lives in Toronto, where she runs the Toronto Writing Workshops.

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Two poets write debut novels in which words can only do so much April 2004
In Don Coles’s first novel, Doctor Bloom’s Story, Marianne Logan, a psychotherapist struggling to understand a woman’s rationalization of her husband’s abuse, asks her lover, the cardiologist Nicolaas Bloom, “how do you press language out of grief?” This question is at the heart of both Doctor Bloom’s Story and Maggie Helwig’s Between Mountains