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"The Comfort Book" By Matt Haig

Book cover for "The Comfort Book"
Penguin Life
Penguin Life

The New York Times bestselling author of "The Midnight Library," Matt Haig, joins us to discuss his new collection of essays for anyone in search of hope, looking for a path to a more meaningful life, or in need of a little encouragement. The latest is "The Comfort Book."

Matt Haig is well-known for his thoughtful perspectives on modern life and mental health. In addition to "The Midnight Library," Haig is the author of "Reasons to Stay Alive," a memoir chronicling his struggle with depression, and "Notes on a Nervous Planet."

"The Comfort Book" is 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.

Joe talks to people on the radio for a living. In addition to countless impressive human "gets" - he has talked to a lot of Muppets. Joe grew up in Philadelphia, has been on the area airwaves for more than 25 years and currently lives in Washington County, NY with his wife, Kelly, and their dog, Brady. And yes, he reads every single book.
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