How Should a Person Be?

How Should a Person Be?

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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… (più)

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I am interested in what is the truth of life for other people
I am interested in what is the truth of life for other people (11 Settembre 2014)
Intervista di Sheila Heti di Lara Touitou

Sheila Heti is a Canadian writer and editor. How Should A Person Be? is her second novel.

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Sheila Heti’s semi-autobiographical novel is a humorous, quixotic quest for selfhood in a generation that sometimes seems defined by celebrity, triviality and Paris Hilton’s sex tapes.

This novel, which includes not just real people but their emails and transcribed conversations, and dangles itself precariously somewhere between "real life" and "art" is, in the end, a meditation on ugliness rather than beauty, and reality rather than fiction.

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Editore: Henry Holt and Co. (19 Giugno 2012)

Collezione: Henry Holt and Co.

Format: EPUB

Protezione: DRM

Lingua: Inglese


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