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Motherhood

Motherhood

A Novel

Sheila Heti; read by the author

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On Sale: 05/01/2018

ISBN: 9781427298027

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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, and humor that have won Heti international acclaim and made How Should A Person Be? required reading for a generation.

In her late thirties, when her friends are asking when they will become mothers, the narrator of Heti’s intimate and urgent audiobook considers whether she will do so at all. In a narrative spanning several years, casting among the influence of her peers, partner, and her duties to her forbearers, she struggles to make a wise and moral choice. After seeking guidance from philosophy, her body, mysticism, and chance, she discovers her answer much closer to home.

Motherhood is a courageous, keenly felt, and starkly original audiobook that will surely spark lively conversations about womanhood, parenthood, and about how—and for whom—to live.

Flavorwire Best Books of the Year, NPR Best Book of the Year, New York Magazine Best Books of the Year, Giller Prize - Nominee, Chicago Tribune Best Books of the Year

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Flipping three coins on a desk. Two or three heads—yes. Two or three tails—no.

Is this book a good idea?

yes

Is the time to start it now?

yes

Here, in Toronto?

yes

So...

Sheila Heti; read by the author

Sheila Heti is the author of several books of fiction and nonfiction, including How Should a Person Be? which was a New York Times Notable Book and was named a best book of the year by The New Yorker. She is co-editor of the New York Times bestseller Women in Clothes, and is the former Interviews Editor for The Believer magazine. Her work has been published in The New York Times, The London Review of Books, The Paris Review, McSweeney's, Harper's, and n+1.

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