Sheila Heti: How Should a Person Be?

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bw120809book.jpgNeo-feminist Sheila Heti is an active member of the Toronto art and fiction scene. She is also the editor for The Believer magazine’s interviews. It's fascinating to hear her sometimes intuitive, sometimes foundering stream of post-consciousness. Her novel, How Should a Person Be?: A Novel from Life (Henry Holt & Co), is novel and journal, a how-to book and a philosophical treatise. Heti wants to undo coherence and as this interview shows, in many ways she has.

Read an excerpt from How Should a Person Be?



Alan Howard