Books by Sheila Heti


Sheila Heti is the author of several books of fiction and nonfiction, including How Should a Person Be?, which New York Magazine deemed one of the "New Classics of the 21st century. She was named one of The New Vanguard by The New York Times book critics, who, along with a dozen other magazines and newspapers, chose Motherhood as a top book of 2018. Her books have been translated into twenty-one languages.


The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2018

Sheila Heti and 826 National


Women in Clothes Lib/E

Heidi Julavits, Others, et al.



Sheila Heti


Trans: A Memoir

Juliet Jacques


Liz Magor: Blowout

Liz Magor


How Should One Read a Book?

Virginia Woolf


Germs: A Memoir of Childhood

Richard Wollheim


Pure Colour

Sheila Heti


A Garden of Creatures

Sheila Heti and Esmé Shapiro


An Apprenticeship or the Book of Pleasures

Clarice Lispector