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 2018

The third book in the festive series from number one bestselling author Matt Haig, and featuring enchanting illustrations from Chris Mould

The Truth Pixie

Published: November 2018

A brand new story for younger readers from number one bestselling author Matt Haig, brilliantly illustrated throughout by Chris Mould

Notes on a Nervous Planet

Published: August 2018

The follow-up to the number one bestseller Reasons to Stay Alive: A vital look at how to feel happy, human and whole in the twenty-first century.

How to Stop Time

Published: July 2018

The #1 UK bestseller, with over 200,000 copies sold: a rare, wise and uplifting novel - a book to recommend to everyone.

The Possession of Mr Cave

Published: July 2018

From the Sunday Times bestselling author of How to Stop Time and The Humans.

The Last Family in England

Published: July 2018

The debut novel from the Sunday Times bestselling author of How to Stop Time and The Humans.

The Dead Fathers Club

Published: July 2018

From the Sunday Times bestselling author of How to Stop Time and The Humans.

How To Stop Time

Published: December 2017

This special Illustrated Edition features over fifty enchanting line drawings by the award-winning artist Chris Riddell.

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

A moving, funny and joyous exploration of how to live better, love better and feel more alive.

A Boy Called Christmas

Published: December 2015

The fantastical story of the boy who saved Christmas.

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 is a laugh-and-cry book. Troubling, thrilling, puzzling, believable and impossible. Matt Haig uses words like a tin-opener. We are the tin.' - Jeanette Winterson

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