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Reasons to stay alive

Author: Matt Haig
Publisher: New York, New York : Penguin Books, 2016. ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Matt Haig's accessible and life-affirming memoir of his struggle with depression, and how his triumph over the illness taught him to live"--
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Genre/Form: Biography
Autobiographies
Nonfiction
Biographies
Named Person: Matt Haig; Matt Haig
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Matt Haig
ISBN: 9780143128724 0143128728
OCLC Number: 910702586
Notes: "First published in Great Britain by Canongate Books Ltd 2015"--Title page verso.
Description: 256 pages ; 18 cm
Responsibility: Matt Haig.
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"Matt Haig's accessible and life-affirming memoir of his struggle with depression, and how his triumph over the illness taught him to live"--

Like nearly one in five people, Haig suffers from depression. Here he explains how, minute by minute and day by day, he overcame the disease with the help of reading, writing, and the love of his parents and his girlfriend, and eventually learned to appreciate life all the more for it. Both inspiring to those who feel daunted by depression and illuminating to those who are mystified by it, Haig's humor and encouragement never let us lose sight of hope.

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