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Sheila Heti

Biography

Sheila Heti

Sheila Heti is the author of several books of fiction and nonfiction, including HOW SHOULD A PERSON BE?, which was a New York Times Notable Book and was named a best book of the year by The New Yorker. She is co-editor of the New York Times bestseller WOMEN IN CLOTHES, and is the former Interviews Editor for The Believer magazine. Her work has been published in The New York Times, The London Review of Books, The Paris Review, McSweeney's, Harper's and n+1.

Sheila Heti

Books by Sheila Heti

by Sheila Heti - Fiction, Women's Fiction

In her late 30s, when her friends are asking when they will become mothers, the narrator of MOTHERHOOD considers if she will do so at all. In a narrative spanning several years, casting among the influence of her peers, partner and her duties to her forbearers, she struggles to make a wise and moral choice. After seeking guidance from philosophy, her body, mysticism and chance, she discovers her answer much closer to home.