Friday 20 November 2020 | 4:30pm

Matt Haig

Friday 20 November 2020 | 4:30pm

Matt Haig

£5.00 - Single event ticket
£25.00 - Festival Pass

What is the best way to live? Matt Haig discusses this fresh and life-affirming new novel.

In conversation with Alex Clark, beloved Festival chair

Matt Haig: The Midnight Library

Number one best-selling author Matt Haig has always been able to tell a compelling story, with his 2015 memoir Reasons to Stay Alive charting his battles with depression and anxiety and bringing discussions of mental health into the mainstream. His new novelThe Midnight Library, introduces us to Nora Seed, whose life brims full of misery and regret. When Nora is given the opportunity to change everything, the author poses an age-old question – what is the best way to live? Matt Haig will be in conversation with Alex Clark to discuss this fresh and life-affirming new novel. 

Author Biography

Matt Haig is the number one bestselling author of Reasons to Stay Alive and Notes on a Nervous Planet and six highly acclaimed novels for adults, including How to Stop Time, The Humans and The Radleys. He has also written many books for children and has won the Blue Peter Book Award, the Smarties Book Prize and been nominated three times for the Carnegie Medal.