Can a compelling novel positively and radically change the way we think about living?

Matt Haig--author of the bestselling memoir Reasons to Stay Alive; the novel and upcoming major motion picture A Boy Called Christmas; and, most recently, The Midnight Library, a New York Times bestseller, winner of the Good Reads Choice Award for Fiction, and a Good Morning America Book Club pick--shares his philosophy on the futility of regret with Julie and Eve. They talk about radical optimism and self-acceptance; reframing depression as an experience and not a permanent reality; and finding meaning in being thankful for everyday miracles (like puppies and Wilson Phillips songs!).





A Boy Called Christmas


Matt Haig has an empathy for the human condition, the light and the dark of it, and he uses the full palette to build his excellent stories.—Neil Gaiman, Newbery-winning author of The Graveyard Book


Reasons to Stay Alive


Named one of Entertainment Weekly's Must-Read Books of 2016

Finalist for the Waterstone's Book of the Year

Destined to become a modern classic. Entertainment Weekly



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