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Matt Haig

Who is Matt Haig?

Matt Haig (born 3 July 1975) is an English novelist and journalist. He has written both fiction and non-fiction for children and adults, often in the speculative fiction genre. Early life Haig was born on 3 July 1975 in Sheffield. He studied English and History at the University of Hull. Career Haig is the author of both fiction and non-fiction for children and adults. His work of non-fiction, Reasons to Stay Alive, was a number one Sunday Times bestseller and was in the UK top 10 for 46 weeks. His bestselling children's novel, Father Christmas and Me, is currently being adapted for film, produced by Studio Canal and Blueprint Pictures. His novels are often dark and quirky takes on family life. The Last Family in England retells Shakespeare's Henry IV, Part 1 with the protagonists as dogs. His second novel Dead Fathers Club is based on Hamlet, telling the story of an introspective 11-year-old dealing with the recent death of his father and the subsequent appearance of his father's ghost. His third adult novel, The Possession of Mr Cave, deals with an obsessive father desperately trying to keep his teenage daughter safe. His children's novel, Shadow Forest, is a fantasy that begins with the horrific death of the protagonists' parents. It won the Nestlé Children's Book Prize in 2007. He followed it with the sequel, Runaway Troll, in 2008. Haig's vampire novel The Radleys, was published in 2011. In 2013, he published The Humans. It is the story of an alien who takes the identity of a university lecturer whose work in mathematics threatens the stability of the planet who must also cope with the home life which accompanies his task. In 2017, Haig published How to Stop Time, a novel about a man who appears to be 40 but has, in fact, lived for more than 400 years and has met Shakespeare, Captain Cook and F. Scott Fitzgerald. In an interview with The Guardian, Haig revealed the book has been optioned by StudioCanal films, and Benedict Cumberbatch had been "lined up to star" in the film adaptation. Reasons to Stay Alive won the Books Are My Bag Readers' Awards in 2016 and How to Stop Time was nominated in 2017. In August 2018, he wrote lyrics for English singer and songwriter Andy Burrows's music album, the title of which was derived from Haig's book Reasons to Stay Alive.In 2020, Matt Haig released his novel The Midnight Library about a young woman named Nora Seed who is unhappy with her choices in life. During the night she tries to kill herself but ends up in a library managed by her school librarian, Mrs. Elm. The library is between life and death with millions of books filled with stories of her life had she made some decisions differently. In this library, she then tries to find the life in which she's the most content. It was shortlisted for the 2021 British Book Awards "Fiction book of the year". The Midnight Library was adapted for radio and broadcast in ten episodes on BBC Radio 4 in December 2020.In 2021, Haig appeared on Storybound (podcast) accompanied by an original score from Robert Wynia.The Comfort Book was released on 1 July 2021. Personal life Haig is married to Andrea Semple; they have two children and one dog. He resides in Brighton, Sussex. He homeschools his children. Some of his work—especially part of the non-fiction books—is inspired by the mental breakdown he suffered from when he was 24 years old. He still suffers from anxiety from time to time and he identifies as an atheist. Works Novels The Last Family in England (Jonathan Cape, 2004); US title, The Labrador Pact The Dead Fathers Club (Cape, 2006) The Possession of Mr Cave (The Bodley Head, 2008) The Radleys (Canongate Books, 2010) The Humans (Canongate Books, 2013) How to Stop Time (Canongate Books, 2017) The Midnight Library (Canongate Books, 2020)Children's books Shadow Forest (2007); US title, Samuel Blink and the Forbidden Forest Runaway Troll (Cape, 2008); US title, Samuel Blink and the Runaway Troll To Be A Cat (Atheneum, 2013) Echo Boy (Bodley, 2014) A Boy Called Christmas (Canongate Books, 2015) The Girl Who Saved Christmas (Canongate Books, 2016) Father Christmas and Me (Canongate Books, 2017) The Truth Pixie (Canongate Books, 2018) Evie and the Animals (Canongate Books, 2019) The Truth Pixie Goes to School (Canongate Books, 2019) Evie in the Jungle (Canongate Books, 2020)Non-fiction How Come You Don't Have An E-Strategy (Kogan Page, 2002) Brand Failures (Kogan Page, 2003) Brand Royalty (Kogan Page, 2004) Brand Success (Kogan Page, 2011) Reasons to Stay Alive (Canongate Books, 2015) Notes on a Nervous Planet (Canongate Books, 2018) The Comfort Book (Canongate Books, 2021)References External links Official website

Evie e gli animali

Evie e gli animali

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«La bellissima storia di una bambina che vuole salvare il pianeta, con i meravigliosi disegni di Emily Gravett, di grande attualità, che sarà apprezzata da tutti i fan di Greta Thunberg...

Ein Junge namens Weihnacht

Ein Junge namens Weihnacht

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Die absolut wahre Geschichte des Weihnachtsmanns - vom Bestsellerautoren Matt HaigWie war das eigentlich, als der Weihnachtsmann noch ein Junge war? Er hieß Nikolas, wuchs in gr...

L'Evie i els animals

L'Evie i els animals

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L'Evie, de deu anys, té un supertalent: pot parlar amb els animals i escoltar els seus pensaments. Sorprenent, oi? Un dia, a l'escola, allibera la Kahlo, una conilla d'una petita gàbia, ...

Ojciec Gwiazdka i ja

Ojciec Gwiazdka i ja

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Kontynuacja bestsellerowego Chłopca zwanego Gwiazdką i Dziewczynki, która uratowała Gwiazdkę Dorastanie w Elfim Jarze, gdzie wszyscy mieszkańcy są zu...

Cómo detener el tiempo

Cómo detener el tiempo

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Tom Hazard esconde un secreto: puede que parezca un hombre de unos cuarenta años pero, debido a una rara enfermedad, lleva vivo desde hace varios siglos.De hecho, tiene aproximadament...

Ragioni per continuare a vivere

Ragioni per continuare a vivere

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Cosa significa sentirsi veramente vivi? A 24 anni, il mondo di Matt Haig si sgretola. Non riesce a trovare alcuna ragione per vivere. Questa è la storia vera di come è riuscito a superare ...

Essere un gatto

Essere un gatto

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Il romanzo per ragazzi di uno degli autori inglesi contemporanei più amati nel mondo. Una storia ironica, divertente e... molto gattesca.La vita di Barney Willow è piutt...

Raons per seguir vivint

Raons per seguir vivint

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La depressió pot afectar gent que, des de fora, no sembla que tingui cap motiu per sentir-sedesgraciada: milionaris, persones amb una bona cabellera, persones feliçment casades, pers...

Wróżka Prawdomówka

Wróżka Prawdomówka

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Zabawna i urocza opowieść o wróżce, która jak koty, co muszą miauczeć, musiała mówić prawdę. Każdego dnia i gdziekolwiek, by się znalazła. Ten przymus był jej przekleństwem. ...

Skäl att fortsätta leva

Skäl att fortsätta leva

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Kritikerrosad berättelse Vid 24 års ålder rasade Matt Haigs värld samman då han drabbades av en svår depression med ångest och självmordstankar. Detta är historien om hur han tog ...

La bambina che salvò il Natale

La bambina che salvò il Natale

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«Una storia calda e avvolgente.»The Guardian«Matt Haig è sorprendente.»Stephen FryNel mondo sta scomparendo la magia, nes...

To Be a Cat

To Be a Cat

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When Barney’s feline fantasy comes true, the fur starts flying in this darkly hilarious and heartwarming tale.Cats have it made. They laze in sun patches, are showered w...

The Possession of Mr. Cave

The Possession of Mr. Cave

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A "chilling, riveting, heartbreaking" (The New York Times Book Review) novel of parental turmoil, from Matt Haig, the New York Times bestselling author of The Midnig...

La Biblioteca de la Medianoche (AdN)

La Biblioteca de la Medianoche (AdN)

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PREMIO GOODREADS 2020 A LA MEJOR OBRA DE FICCIÓN«Entre la vida y la muerte hay una biblioteca. Y los estantes de esa biblioteca son infinitos. Cada libro da la oportunid...

The Truth Pixie

The Truth Pixie

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From number one bestselling author Matt Haig comes a hilarious and heartwarming story, brilliantly illustrated throughout by Chris Mould Wherever she is, whatever the day, She only has one ...

Der fürsorgliche Mr Cave

Der fürsorgliche Mr Cave

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Wie weit geht ein Vater, um seine Tochter vor der Welt zu schützen? Beklemmend, bewegend und zutiefst zu Herzen gehend: Matt Haigs psychologischer Roman über die zerstörerische Kraft...

Die Mitternachtsbibliothek

Die Mitternachtsbibliothek

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Stell dir vor, auf dem Weg ins Jenseits gäbe es eine riesige Bibliothek, gesäumt mit all den Leben, die du hättest führen können. Buch für Buch gefüllt mit den Wegen, die deiner hätt...

A Boy Called Christmas

A Boy Called Christmas

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Before there was Santa Claus, there was a young boy who believed in the impossible. . . . Lemony Snicket meets Klaus in this warmhearted Christmas caper. &#x...

The Girl Who Saved Christmas

The Girl Who Saved Christmas

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"If somewhere in the afterlife Roald Dahl met Charles Dickens and they cooked up a new Christmas tale, it couldn’t have much on this fleet, verbally rambunctious, heart-stealing foll...

Apuntes sobre un planeta estresado

Apuntes sobre un planeta estresado

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Matt Haig sostiene que es este mundo nervioso y rápido en el que vivimos el que crea individuos nerviosos, al límite. Estamos más conectados que nunca y sin embargo nunca hemos estado má...

Wie man die Zeit anhält

Wie man die Zeit anhält

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Wenn Liebe die Zeit besiegt Seit kurzem lebt Tom Hazard wieder in London, wo er die faszinierende Camille kennenlernt. Auf Anhieb fühlt er sich zu ihr hingezogen. Doch er trägt...

Das Mädchen, das Weihnachten rettete

Das Mädchen, das Weihnachten rettete

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Das zweite Weihnachtsbuch von Bestsellerautor Matt Haig Die achtjährige Waise Amelia fristet ein kärgliches Dasein als Kaminkehrermädchen und hofft inständig auf Rettung durc...

The Comfort Book

The Comfort Book

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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 ...

Papá Noel y yo

Papá Noel y yo

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Cuando Papá Noel adoptó a Amelia, esta pensó que su vida a partir de entonces estaría llena de ilusión, magia y fantasía. Pero no siempre es fácil ser una humana en la Elfhelm… Por ...

Samuel Blink and the Forbidden Forest

Samuel Blink and the Forbidden Forest

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Funny and captivating fantasy from rising star Matt Haig!Samuel and Martha's new life with their Aunt Eda in Norway is filled with rules, but most important is rule number nine: NEVER ...

Humans: An A-Z

Humans: An A-Z

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DO YOU A) Know a human? B) Love a human? C) Have trouble dealing with humans? IF YOU'VE ANSWERED YES TO ANY OF THE ABOVE, THIS...

La Duendecilla Sincera

La Duendecilla Sincera

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La Duendecilla Sincera es un ser muy, muy especial, porque… ¡es un Duende de la Verdad! Solo puede decir cosas que sean ciertas, y eso, a veces, puede ocasionarte algún que otro problema...

The Comfort Book

The Comfort Book

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An instant New York Times Bestseller!The new uplifting book from Matt Haig, the New York Times bestselling author of The Midnight Library, for a...

A Mouse Called Miika

A Mouse Called Miika

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Ratatouille meets Roald Dahl in the funny and fantastical story of a determined mouse on a mission to procure the world's tastiest cheese. From the author of A Boy Called Chr...

The Dead Fathers Club

The Dead Fathers Club

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A ghost story with a twist, from Matt Haig, the New York Times bestselling author of The Midnight Library."Matt Haig has an empathy for the human condition, the ...

A fiú, akit Karácsonynak hívnak

A fiú, akit Karácsonynak hívnak

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Vajon a Télapó is volt kisfiú? Kik voltak a szülei? És hogyhogy nem öregszik? Miért titokban oson be a házakba? És mióta repülnek a szarvasok?! Kik azok a koboldok, és egyáltal...

Biblioteka o Północy

Biblioteka o Północy

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Mądra, przejmująca i podnosząca na duchu opowieść o żalu, nadziei i drugiej szansie Gdzieś poza krańcami wszechświata znajduje się biblioteka wypełniona niezliczoną ...

Brand Failures

Brand Failures

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What do Coca-Cola, McDonald's, IBM, Microsoft and Virgin all have in common? Yes, they are all global giants, but what they are less recognized for are the many branded products they have la...

Evie and the Animals

Evie and the Animals

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WHEN EVIE TALKS TO ANIMALS . . . THEY TALK BACK. Eleven-year-old Evie has a talent: a supertalent. She can HEAR what animals are thinking. She promises to keep it top secret, but then an e...

La Biblioteca di Mezzanotte

La Biblioteca di Mezzanotte

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«E se potessi tornare indietro e cancellare i tuoi rimpianti, cosa faresti in modo diverso?».Dall’autore dei bestseller Come fermare il tempo e Ragioni per c...

100 grands flops de grandes marques

100 grands flops de grandes marques

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Fort divertissant, ce livre recense les plus grands flops de marques connues. C'est le parfait guide ... de ce qu'il ne faut pas faire ! Avec son style amusant, l'auteur sait analyser avec p...

Die Menschen von A bis Z

Die Menschen von A bis Z

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Das perfekte Ratgeber ... für alle MenschenEin Ratgeber für "Erdenunkundige" und überhaupt alle, die sich in menschlichen Dingen manchmal verheddern. Enthält, alphabetisch so...

Reasons to Stay Alive

Reasons to Stay Alive

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From the New York Times bestselling author of The Midnight Library."Destined to become a modern classic." —Entertainment Weekly

Samuel Blink and the Runaway Troll

Samuel Blink and the Runaway Troll

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When Troll-Son runs away from home, he decides to leave the Shadow Forest behind and move in with his idol, Samuel Blink. Samuel isn't thrilled with the idea of hiding a runaway troll, espec...

How to Stop Time

How to Stop Time

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From the New York Times bestselling author of The Midnight Library.“A quirky romcom dusted with philosophical observations….A de...

The Radleys

The Radleys

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From the bestselling author of The Midnight Library, an “irresistible...full of clever turns, darkly hilarious spins...Even if you're suffering from vampire fatigue...The Radl...

Father Christmas and Me

Father Christmas and Me

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LET THE BATTLE FOR CHRISTMAS BEGIN It isn't always easy, growing up as a human in Elfhelm, even if your adoptive parents are the newly married Father Christmas and Mary Christmas. For one...

The Midnight Library

The Midnight Library

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The New York Times bestselling WORLDWIDE phenomenon Winner of the Goodreads Choice Award for Fiction | A Good Morning America Book Club Pick | Indep...

Como Parar o Tempo

Como Parar o Tempo

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QUANTAS VIDAS SÃO NECESSÁRIAS PARA SE APRENDER A VIVER?Tom Hazard tem um segredo que pode ser muito perigoso. Apesar de aparentar apenas 41 anos de idade, a verdade é q...

Come fermare il tempo

Come fermare il tempo

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Un oscuro segreto che mette in pericolo i propri cari, una cavalcata attraverso la Storia, l’amore come un frutto proibito. La storia misteriosa di un uomo che ha vissuto tante vite sognan...

Μεσάνυχτα στη Βιβλιοθήκη

Μεσάνυχτα στη Βιβλιοθήκη

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ΠΑΓΚΟΣΜΙΟ ΕΚΔΟΤΙΚΟ ΦΑΙΝΟΜΕΝΟ «Ανάμεσα στη ζωή και στον θάνατο υπάρχει μια βιβλιοθήκη», είπε. «Και μέσα ...

Mach mal halblang. Anmerkungen zu unserem nervösen Planeten

Mach mal halblang. Anmerkungen zu unserem nervösen Planeten

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Sind Sie schon durchgedreht oder arbeiten Sie noch daran? Wir leben in einem Zeitalter der Ängste und der überdrehten Schnelligkeit. Man könnte meinen, unsere gesamte Lebenswe...

The Humans

The Humans

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The bestselling, award-winning author of The Midnight Library offers his funniest, most devastating dark comedy yet, a “silly, sad, suspenseful, and soulful” (Philadelphia I...

Notes on a Nervous Planet

Notes on a Nervous Planet

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From the New York Times bestselling author of The Midnight Library.The world is messing with our minds. What if there was something we could do ...

Éjféli könyvtár

Éjféli könyvtár

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Nora Seed eddigi élete rossz döntések és megbánások sorozata. Úgy érzi, mindenkinek csalódást okozott, önmagát is beleértve. Amikor azonban az Éjfél Könyvtárban találja mag...