Human Parts
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Human Parts

Express Yourself

Editing Ourselves Into Oblivion

Where does the real me end and the fictional one begin?

A photo of a pink cloud.
Photo: Stanislaw Pytel/Getty Images

In her 2010 experimental novel, How a Person Should Be, Sheila Heti writes that “most people live their entire lives with their clothes on.” They are private and possess a natural modesty. Others, artists, she writes, cannot put their clothes on. “They are destined…

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