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Notes on a nervous planet

Matt Haig (author)

Notes on a nervous planet

Rates of stress and anxiety are rising. A fast, nervous planet is creating fast and nervous lives. We are more connected, yet feel more alone. And we are encouraged to worry about everything from world politics to our body mass index. - How can we stay sane on a planet that makes us mad? - How do we stay human in a technological world? - How do we feel happy when we are encouraged to be anxious?
Extra subject
Engelstalige fictie
Title
Notes on a nervous planet
Author
Matt Haig 1975-
Language
English
Publisher
Edinburgh: Canongate, 2018
310 p.
ISBN
9781786892676 (hardback)

About Matt Haig

Matt Haig (born 3 July 1975) is an English author and journalist. He has written both fiction and non-fiction books for children and adults, often in the speculative fiction genre.

Early life

Haig was born on 3 July 1975 in Sheffield. He went on to study 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 StudioCanal 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 De…Read more on Wikipedia