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The Comfort Book (Digital Audiobook)

By Matt Haig, Matt Haig (Narrator)

Publication Date: July 5, 2021

Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover (7/6/2021)
Library Binding, Large Print (9/29/2021)
Compact Disc (11/15/2021)
MP3 CD (11/15/2021)


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.”

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.

About the Author

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