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Sheila Heti

  • To go on and on about your soul is to miss the whole point of life. I could say that with more certainty if I knew the whole point of life.

  • One good thing about being a woman is we haven't too many examples yet of what a genius looks like. It could be me.

  • Writing fiction is a good way to inhabit other minds, if not other lives.

    • Sheila Heti,
    • in The New York Times Book Review ()
  • I spend most of my time in my head. You can always work out solutions and satisfactions there. Maybe you can't actually bring them about, but there's usually a pleasant pillow of time between imagining you can, and realizing you cannot.

    • Sheila Heti,
    • in The New York Times Book Review ()

Sheila Heti, Canadian writer, editor