Posted on 17th July 2013

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How Should a Person Be?

Sheila Heti’s How Should a Person Be? is an autobiographical record of writer’s block, capturing the alternate periods of self-questioning and self-mythologizing, the resolutions and the confessional purges. The book follows its first-person narrator, the newly-divorced writer ‘Sheila’, as she struggles with a commission from a feminist theatre company. The script does not have to…

Posted on 18th May 2011

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Caroline: A Mystery

A journalist is contacted by an old school friend named Shaw, who wants to tell the story of Caroline. This Caroline is the donkey Shaw’s father first encountered on a family holiday and who soon filled a void in his life that he didn’t know existed. The father became devoted to Caroline: took her home,…