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  • Audiobook

    Motherhood

    A Novel

    by Sheila Heti ...
    Narrated by Sheila Heti ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 16 min

    From the author of How Should a Person Be? (“one of the most talked-about books of the year”—Time Magazine) and the New York Times Bestseller Women in Clothes comes a daring audiobook about whether to have children.In Motherhood, Sheila Heti asks what is gained and what is lost when a woman becomes a mother, treating the most consequential decision of early adulthood with the candor, originality, ... Read more

    $14.39 USD or free with audiobook trial

  • Motherhood

    A Novel

    by Sheila Heti ...
    From the author of How Should a Person Be? (“one of the most talked-about books of the year”—Time Magazine) and the New York Times Bestseller Women in Clothes comes a daring novel about whether to have children.In Motherhood, Sheila Heti asks what is gained and what is lost when a woman becomes a mother, treating the most consequential decision of early adulthood with the candor, originality, and ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • All Our Happy Days Are Stupid

    by Sheila Heti ...
    Two couples, each with a twelve-year-old child, travel to Paris; within a few moments of discovering each other in a crowd, one of their children disappears. A day later, one of the mothers disappears, too. The story that follows is a wonderfully strange, beautifully composed examination of happiness and desperation, complete with a man in a bear suit, a teen pop star, and eight really excellent ... Read more

    $9.89 USD

  • The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2018

    series The Best American Series ®
    Sheila Heti, author of the acclaimed How a Person Should Be? and coeditor of the best-selling anthology Women in Clothes, along with the students of 826 Valencia writing lab will edit this year’s anthology. Their compilation includes new fiction, nonfiction, poetry, comics, and the category-defying gems that have become one of the hallmarks of this lively collection. ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Ticknor

    A Novel

    by Sheila Heti ...
    "A small masterpiece" (National Post)-An utterly original first novel from a rising international starOn a cold, rainy night, an aging bachelor named George Ticknor prepares to visit his childhood friend Prescott, now one of the leading intellectual lights of their generation. Reviewing a life of petty humiliations, and his friend's brilliant career, Ticknor sets out for the dinner party-a party ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • The Chairs Are Where the People Go

    How to Live, Work, and Play in the City

    Should neighborhoods change? Is wearing a suit a good way to quit smoking? Why do people think that if you do one thing, you're against something else? Is monogamy a trick? Why isn't making the city more fun for you and your friends a super-noble political goal? Why does a computer last only three years? How often should you see your parents? How should we behave at parties? Is marriage getting ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • The Middle Stories

    by Sheila Heti ...
    Wildly acclaimed in Canada, this book marks the debut of a remarkable young writer first published by McSweeney's when she was twenty-three and living at home with her dad and brother. The Middle Stories is a strikingly original collection of stories, fables, and short brutalities that are alternately heartwarming, cruel, and hilarious.This edition, marking the 10th anniversary of The Middle ... Read more

    $10.69 USD

  • How Should a Person Be?

    A Novel from Life

    by Sheila Heti ...
    Chosen as one of fifteen remarkable books by women that are shaping the way we read and write in the 21st century by the book critics of The New York Times"Funny...odd, original, and nearly unclassifiable...unlike any novel I can think of."—David Haglund, The New York Times Book Review"Brutally honest and stylistically inventive, cerebral, and sexy."—San Francisco ChronicleNamed a Book of the Year ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Trans

    A Memoir

    An extraordinary memoir of transition and transgender politics and culture“Six weeks before sex reassignment surgery (SRS), I am obliged to stop taking my hormones. I suddenly feel very differently about my forthcoming operation.”In July 2012, aged thirty, Juliet Jacques underwent sex reassignment surgery—a process she chronicled with unflinching honesty in a serialised national newspaper column. ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Germs

    A Memoir of Childhood

    A brilliant, sinuous exploration of family and childhood memory by one of the most original British philosophers of the twentieth century.Germs is about first things, the seeds from which a life grows, as well as about the illnesses it incurs, the damage it sustains. Written at the end of his life by Richard Wollheim, one of the major philosophers of the late twentieth century, the book is not the ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Women in Clothes

    **THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERWomen in Clothes is a book unlike any other. It is essentially a conversation among hundreds of women of all nationalities—famous, anonymous, religious, secular, married, single, young, old—on the subject of clothing, and how the garments we put on every day define and shape our lives.**It began with a survey. The editors composed a list of more than fifty questions ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Buzz Books 2018: Spring/Summer

    Exclusive excerpts from forthcoming titles by Patrick DeWitt, Sheila Heti, Kristan Higgins, Ottessa Moshfegh Allison Pearson and 35 more

    series Buzz Books #12
    Our biannual Buzz Books captures all the excitement of the American Booksellers Association’s Winter Institute and takes it much further. Start off a year of new reading discoveries with substantial excerpts from 40 talked about Buzz Books due to be published in the months ahead. Be among the first to get a taste of new fiction from major bestselling authors including Allison Pearson’s follow up ... Read more

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