Books by Sheila Heti


Sheila Heti is the author of eleven books, including the novels Pure Colour, Motherhood, and How Should a Person Be?, which New York deemed one of the "New Classics" of the twenty-first 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-four languages. She lives in Toronto.


The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2018

Sheila Heti and 826 National


Women in Clothes Lib/E

Heidi Julavits, Others, et al.



Sheila Heti


Liz Magor: Blowout

Liz Magor


How Should One Read a Book?

Virginia Woolf


An Apprenticeship or the Book of Pleasures

Clarice Lispector


Pure Colour

Sheila Heti


How Should a Person Be? Lib/E

Sheila Heti


How Should a Person Be?

Sheila Heti


How Should a Person Be?

Sheila Heti


Alphabetical Diaries

Sheila Heti