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Reasons to Stay Alive

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Reasons to Stay Alive

By  Matt Haig
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From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Midnight Library.

"Destined to become a modern classic." —Entertainment Weekly


At the age of 24, Matt Haig's world caved in. He could see no way to go on living. This is the true story of how he came through crisis, triumphed over an illness that almost destroyed him and learned to live again.

A moving, funny and joyous exploration of how to live better, love better and feel more alive, Reasons to Stay Alive is more than a memoir. It is a book about making the most of your time on earth.

"I wrote this book because the oldest clichés remain the truest. Time heals. The bottom of the valley never provides the clearest view. The tunnel does have light at the end of it, even if we haven't been able to see it . . . Words, just sometimes, really can set you free."

Matt Haig is the internationally bestselling writer of six novels, including the New York Times bestseller The Midnight Library and How To Stop Time. He has also written award-winning children’s books. His work has been translated into thirty languages. He has written two memoirs, Reasons to Stay Alive, an international bestseller, and Notes on a Nervous Planet.

Novelist, memoirist and mental health advocate Matt Haig is a tender and personal writer whose books on suicidality and modern-day anxiety, respectively, are deeply relatable while also being specific to himself. They’re thoughtful, episodic, a perfect kind of solitary commiseration. 

ISBN: 9780143128724

ISBN-10: 9780143128724

Publisher: Penguin Life

Publication Date: 02/23/2016 - 12:00am

On Sale: 02/23/2016 - 12:00am

Pages: 272

Language: English


Biography & Autobiography / Literary Figures

Biography & Autobiography / Personal Memoirs

Self-help / Mood Disorders / Depression