Matt Haig

To be calm becomes a kind of revolutionary act.

Matt Haig

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Matt Haig is the number one bestselling author of Reasons to Stay Alive and six highly acclaimed novels for adults, including How to Stop Time, The Humans and The Radleys. He has also written books for children and has won the Blue Peter Book Award, the Smarties Book Prize and been shortlisted three times for the Carnegie Medal. He has sold more than a million books in the UK and his work has been translated into over forty languages.

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03 Jul 2018

Queen Elizabeth Hall, Southbank Centre, London

04 Jul 2018

XP School, Doncaster

05 Jul 2018

Manchester Central Library, Manchester

10 Jul 2018

Ropetackle Arts Centre, Shoreham-by-sea

11 Jul 2018

The Lighthouse Centre, Ely

12 Jul 2018

Church of Christ the Cornerstone, Milton Keynes

14 Jul 2018

Palace Theatre, Newark

15 Jul 2018

The Speakeasy, Latitude Festival, Henham Park, Southwold, Suffolk

17 Jul 2018

Waterstones, Broad Street, Reading

18 Jul 2018

Blackwell's Bookshop, Broad Street, Oxford

18 Jul 2018

St Swithin's Church, Bath

19 Jul 2018

We The Curious, Bristol

22 Jul 2018

Gorse Tent, Pylewell Park, Curious Arts Festival, Lymington

24 Jul 2018

Forum Books, Corbridge

24 Jul 2018

Newcastle City Library, Newcastle Upon Tyne

25 Jul 2018

Waterstones, York

25 Jul 2018

Waterstones, Leeds

26 Jul 2018

Oh Me Oh My, Liverpool

24 Aug 2018

Baillie Gifford Main Theatre, Edinburgh

25 Aug 2018

Waterstones Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow

28 Aug 2018

Topping and Company, St. Andrews

How to Stop Time cover

Listen to an extract of Matt Haig’s How to Stop Time, read by Mark Meadows.

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Matt Haig lists 5 Reasons to Stay Alive

Notes on a Nervous Planet cover

“A Note on Wanting”: enjoy this early preview of Matt Haig’s Notes on a Nervous Planet, the follow-up to number one bestseller Reasons to Stay Alive. From the audiobook, read by the author.

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You might think you know about Father Christmas. And I'm sure you do know some things. You probably know about the Toy Workshop and the reindeer. But the thing you probably don't know about is me...

Father Christmas and Me

Matt Haig