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How Should a Person Be?

A Novel from Life

How Should a Person Be?( 1 customer ratings | )
Author: Heti, Sheila
ISBN:978-0-8050-9472-5
Publication Date:Jun 2012
Publisher:Henry Holt & Company
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $25.00
Book Description:

A raw, startling, genre-defying novel of friendship, sex, and love in the new millennium--a compulsive read that's like "spending a day with your new best friend" (Bookforum)

Reeling from a failed marriage, Sheila, a twentysomething playwright, finds herself unsure of how to live and create. When Margaux, a talented painter and free spirit, and Israel, a sexy and depraved artist, enter her life, Sheila hopes that through close--sometimes too close--observation...
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Book Details
Pages:320
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Women
Fiction / Friendship
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.25 x 8.57 x 1.25 Inches
Book Weight:0.89 Pounds
Author Biography
Heti, Sheila (Author)
Sheila Heti was born in Toronto, Canada in 1976. She studied playwriting at the National Theatre School and philosophy at the University of Toronto.

Heti runs Trampoline Hall, a monthly lecture series, and writes regularly about the visual arts. Her title The Middle Stories was Shortlisted for the 2001 Upper Canada Writer's Craft Award. Heti was voted Best Emerging Writer in NOW magazine's Reader's Poll in 2001. In September 2010, Heti's book How Should a Person Be?, was published by Henry Holt in the United States in July 2012. It was chosen by The New York Times as one of the 100 Best Books of 2012 and by The New Yorker as one of the best books of the year.

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