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The Comfort Book

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9780143136668
Penguin
N/A
2021
272
Paperback
2162

350.00

An instant New York Times Bestseller!

The new uplifting book from Matt Haig, the New York Times bestselling author of The Midnight Library, for anyone in search of hope, looking for a path to a more meaningful life, or in need of a little encouragement.

“It is a strange paradox, that many of the clearest, most comforting life lessons are learnt while we are at our lowest. But then we never think about food more than when we are hungry and we never think about life rafts more than when we are thrown overboard.”

About the Author

Matt Haig is the author of the New York Times bestseller The Midnight Library and the internationally bestselling memoir Reasons to Stay Alive and the follow-up Notes on a Nervous Planet, along with six novels, including How to Stop Time, and several award-winning children's books. His work has been translated into more than forty languages.

Description

THE COMFORT BOOK is Haig’s life raft: it’s a collection of notes, lists, and stories written over a span of several years that originally served as gentle reminders to Haig’s future self that things are not always as dark as they may seem. Incorporating a diverse array of sources from across the world, history, science, and his own experiences, Haig offers warmth and reassurance, reminding us to slow down and appreciate the beauty and unpredictability of existence.

Praise for the book

“A keen-eyed observer of contemporary life.” ―New York Times “I can't describe how much his work means to me . . . The king of empathy.” ―JAMEELA JAMIL “Love this man's books.” ―JODI PICOULT “Haig is one of the most important writers of our time.” ―DOLLY ALDERTON “Matt Haig is a writer for children and adults who is adept at digging into the human heart.” ―Sunday Times (London) “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 “Matt Haig uses words like a tin-opener. We are the tin.” ―JEANETTE WINTERSON “Haig is one of the most inspirational popular writers on mental health of our age.” ― Independent (London) “Haig writes exquisitely from the perspective of the heart-sore outsider, but at their most moving his novels reveal the unbearable beauty of ordinary life.” ―Guardian “Matt Haig has a way of looking at life which will make you stop and think, and by the time you reach the last page, you will understand the world just that little bit better and feel a little more comfortable being in it.” ―JOANNA CANNON

The Comfort Book

An instant New York Times Bestseller!

The new uplifting book from Matt Haig, the New York Times bestselling author of The Midnight Library, for anyone in search of hope, looking for a path to a more meaningful life, or in need of a little encouragement.

“It is a strange paradox, that many of the clearest, most comforting life lessons are learnt while we are at our lowest. But then we never think about food more than when we are hungry and we never think about life rafts more than when we are thrown overboard.”

About the Author

Matt Haig is the author of the New York Times bestseller The Midnight Library and the internationally bestselling memoir Reasons to Stay Alive and the follow-up Notes on a Nervous Planet, along with six novels, including How to Stop Time, and several award-winning children's books. His work has been translated into more than forty languages.

Description

Praise for the book

“A keen-eyed observer of contemporary life.” ―New York Times “I can't describe how much his work means to me . . . The king of empathy.” ―JAMEELA JAMIL “Love this man's books.” ―JODI PICOULT “Haig is one of the most important writers of our time.” ―DOLLY ALDERTON “Matt Haig is a writer for children and adults who is adept at digging into the human heart.” ―Sunday Times (London) “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 “Matt Haig uses words like a tin-opener. We are the tin.” ―JEANETTE WINTERSON “Haig is one of the most inspirational popular writers on mental health of our age.” ― Independent (London) “Haig writes exquisitely from the perspective of the heart-sore outsider, but at their most moving his novels reveal the unbearable beauty of ordinary life.” ―Guardian “Matt Haig has a way of looking at life which will make you stop and think, and by the time you reach the last page, you will understand the world just that little bit better and feel a little more comfortable being in it.” ―JOANNA CANNON
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