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Alphabetical Diaries

Sheila Heti

Sheila Heti collected 500,000 words from a decade's worth of journals, put the sentences in a spreadsheet, and sorted them alphabetically. She cut and cut and was left with 60,000 words of brilliance and mayhem, joy and sorrow. These are her alphabetical diaries.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Knopf Canada
  • Publish Date: Feb 6th, 2024
  • Pages: 224
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 8.25in - 5.50in - 0.44in - 0.69lb
  • EAN: 9781039007499
  • Categories: LiteraryWomenBiographical

About the Author

SHEILA HETI is the author of eleven books, including the novels Pure Colour, Motherhood, and How Should a Person Be? Her books have been translated into twenty-four languages. She lives in Toronto.

Praise for this book

"A thought-provoking experiment in self-reflection and prose, Alphabetical Diaries is perhaps Sheila Heti's most intimate and most universal book yet." --Shelf Awareness