How Should a Person Be?

How Should a Person Be?

Written by: Heti, Sheila

A brilliant portrayal of finding a beautiful life by one of Canada's most exciting literary talents, now available as an Anansi Book Club edition featuring discussion questions.

How Should a Person Be? is an unabashedly honest and hilarious tour through the unknowable pieces of one woman’s heart and mind, an irresistible torn-from-life book about friendship, art, sex, and love. Part literary novel, part self-help manual, and part racy confessional, it is a fearless exploration into the way we live now by one of the most highly inventive and thoughtful young writers working today.

A brilliant portrayal of finding a beautiful life by one of Canada's most exciting literary talents, now available as an Anansi Book Club edition featuring discussion questions.

How Should a Person Be? is an unabashedly honest and hilarious tour through the unknowable pieces of one woman’s heart and mind, an irresistible torn-from-life book about friendship, art, sex, and love. Part literary novel, part self-help manual, and part racy confessional, it is a fearless exploration into the way we live now by one of the most highly inventive and thoughtful young writers working today.

Published By House of Anansi Press Inc — Sep 25, 2010
Specifications 320 pages | 5 in x 7.75 in
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Written By Sheila Heti is the author of five books, including How Should a Person Be?. She lives in Toronto. Visit Sheila Heti's website: http://www.sheilaheti.net/ Visit Sheila Heti's blog: http://sheilaheti.tumblr.com Follow Sheila Heti on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/sheilaheti

Long-listed, ReLit Awards: Novel, 2011

Commended, Huffington Post Best Books, 2012

Commended, New York Times Notable Books, 2012

Long-listed, Women's Prize for Fiction, 2013