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How Should a Person Be? by Sheila Heti
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May 29, 2012

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bookshelves: first-reads

I won this book as a Goodreads giveaway and it was a slow read for me. It wasn't my usual type of book that I read but I'm always up for something different so I gave this one a try.

I have to agree with some of the other reviewers that the characters were a little too obsessed with themselves and their art/writing, etc. for my liking. I grew tired of the constant obsession of how others perceived them and how the world would define them solely by a piece of art or a written play.

I liked parts of the story but it all seems a little scattered to me.

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Reading Progress

May 29, 2012 – Shelved
May 29, 2012 – Shelved as: first-reads
June 13, 2012 – Started Reading
June 14, 2012 –
page 36
11.76%
June 15, 2012 –
page 56
18.3%
June 17, 2012 –
page 112
36.6%
June 18, 2012 –
page 144
47.06%
June 19, 2012 –
page 179
58.5%
June 23, 2012 – Finished Reading

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