Matt Haig

Matt Haig was born in 1975. His debut novel, The Last Family in England, was a UK bestseller. The Dead Fathers Club, an update of Hamlet featuring an eleven-year-old boy, and The Possession of Mr Cave, a horror story about an overprotective father, are being made into films and have been translated into numerous languages. He is also the author of the award winning children's novel Shadow Forest, and its sequel, The Runaway Troll. A film of The Radleys is in production with Alfonso Cuaron. Matt has lived in London and Spain, and now lives in York with the writer Andrea Semple and their two children.

Books by Matt Haig

Father Christmas and Me

Published: November 2017

The third magical book in the festive series, which began with A Boy Called Christmas and continued with The Girl Who Saved Christmas, from number one bestselling author Matt Haig, and featuring enchanting illustrations from Chris Mould

Father Christmas and Me (4xCD)

Published: November 2017

The third magical book in the festive series, which began with A Boy Called Christmas and continued with The Girl Who Saved Christmas, from number one bestselling author Matt Haig, and featuring enchanting illustrations from Chris Mould

The Girl Who Saved Christmas

Published: November 2017

The second magical book in the festive series, which began with A Boy Called Christmas, from number one bestselling author Matt Haig, and featuring enchanting illustrations from Chris Mould

How to Stop Time

Published: August 2017

From Shakespeare's England to jazz age Paris to surfing in Byron Bay, a wild, bittersweet, time-travelling story about love, loss and living in the moment.

How to Stop Time

Published: August 2017

From Shakespeare's England to jazz age Paris to surfing in Byron Bay, a wild, bittersweet, time-travelling story about love, loss and living in the moment.

A Boy Called Christmas

Published: December 2016

A Christmas classic from the No. 1 bestselling author, now in paperback.

The Girl Who Saved Christmas

Published: December 2016

The next magical book in the festive series, begun with A Boy Called Christmas, from Number One bestselling author Matt Haig.

A Boy Called Christmas and The Girl Who Saved Christmas Box Set

Published: December 2016

A lavish boxed set of Matt Haig's magical Christmas classics - A Boy Called Christmas and The Girl Who Saved Christmas.

A Boy Called Christmas

Published: December 2016

Matt Haig's Christmas classic, read by Stephen Fry.

The Girl Who Saved Christmas

Published: December 2016

Audio edition (5 CDs) of the sequel to Matt Haig's bestselling festive classic, A Boy Called Christmas.

Reasons to Stay Alive

Published: January 2016

The most talked-about memoir of 2015 - now in paperback.

A Boy Called Christmas

Published: December 2015

The fantastical story of the boy who saved Christmas.

Reasons to Stay Alive

Published: May 2015

Warm, witty, honest and human, this book is a manifesto for staying alive, whatever your demons.

Humans: An A-Z

Published: January 2015

'Humans are mysterious, even to themselves, and it is this mystery that keeps them going. It is the mystery that makes love possible'

The Humans

Published: May 2014

Shortlisted for the Edgar Awards Best Book of 2013.

The Humans

Published: June 2013

It's hardest to belong when you're closest to home . . .

The Humans

Published: May 2013

It's hardest to belong when you're closest to home . . .

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