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Reasons to Stay Alive by Matt Haig
  • Paperback $15.00

    Feb 23, 2016 | 272 Pages

  • Ebook $11.99

    Feb 23, 2016 | 272 Pages

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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
“An in-depth exploration of Haig’s battle with depression, if you need a pick-me-up on a very fundamental level, you could do a lot worse than this book.” – PEOPLE

“I dog-eared 45 pages in Haig’s compact book where he wrote profound or poignant things. I could have easily marked more of them.” – Jim Higgings, THE MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL

“Wonderful and essential” – Christopher Weir, THE HUFFINGTON POST

“a quick, witty and at times profound take on an illness many people suffer from, but sometimes can’t bring themselves to talk about.” – THE MINNEAPOLIS STAR-TRIBUNE

“Things just got real. His honest — and surprisingly funny — first person account is a reminder that no matter how hopeless life may seem, it really never is.” – NY METRO

“A scintillating read.” – THE DAILY MAIL

“REASONS TO STAY ALIVE is essential reading for anyone who has dealt with depression and for anyone who loves someone with the disease.” – BOOK REPORTER

“Fascinating and beautifully written.” – IAN RANKIN

“Brings a difficult and sensitive subject out of the darkness and into the light.” – MICHAEL PALIN

“Matt Haig is astounding.” – STEPHEN FRY

“Maybe the most important book I’ve read this year” - SIMON MAYO

“A life-saving book” - AMANDA CRAIG

“Matt Haig uses words like a tin-opener. We are the tin” - JEANETTE WINTERSON

“Brings a difficult and sensitive subject out of the darkness and into the light” - MICHAEL PALIN

“Thoughtful, honest and incredibly insightful” - JENNY COLGAN

“Brilliant and salutary . . . should be on prescription” - REV. RICHARD COLES

“A vibrant, encouraging depiction of a sinister disorder.” KIRKUS REVIEW

“Warm and engaging, and shot through with humour…a valuable contribution to the conversation.”  - THE SUNDAY TIMES

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