Right around the time the 2018 Scotiabank Giller Prize longlist was being officially revealed, Heather O’Neill was unofficially revealing it in a way more colourful way.
Women in Clothes collects diverse and complicated reflections on fashion, style and taste from over 600 famous and average women.
Toronto writer Sheila Heti’s latest novel, How Should a Person Be? has been making big waves since its release last fall for its fresh, funny voice, beautiful writing and startling originality. The novel follows Sheila, a writer and recent divorcée, as she struggles with a creative block and the fallout from her failed marriage. These disappointments breed new possibilities as we tag along for Sheila’s sentimental education on how to be a better lover, friend, artist and person.
Back from her recent publicity tour, Cult MTL checked in with Heti by phone to talk about the book and its reception.
While there’s no shortage of fun stuff to do in Montreal come summertime, it’s also a great opportunity to kick back and relax with a good book. So here’s a few recent and upcoming releases to look for when the clock strikes hammock o’clock.