Matt Haig - The Comfort Book (2nd Hand Hardback)
Reflections on hope, survival and the messy miracle of being alive.
The Comfort Book is a collection of consolations learned in hard times and suggestions for making the bad days better.
Drawing on maxims, memoir and the inspirational lives of others, these meditations offer new ways of seeing ourselves and the world.
Nothing is stronger than a small hope that doesn't give up. The Comfort Book is a collection of little islands of hope. It gathers consolations and stories that give new ways of seeing ourselves and the world. Matt Haig's mix of philosophy, memoir and self-reflection builds on the wisdom of philosophers and survivors through the ages, from Marcus Aurelius to Nellie Bly, Emily Dickinson to James Baldwin. This is the book to pick up when you need the wisdom of a friend, the comfort of a hug or a reminder that hope comes from unexpected places.
This is the book to pick up when you need the wisdom of a friend, the comfort of a hug or a reminder that hope comes from unexpected places.
- Format : Standard 2nd Hand Hardback with Dust Jacket
- Condition : As New
- Category : Non-Fiction - Health, Medicine, Psychology & Self-Help
- Published : 2021 (Canongate - 1st Edition, 2nd & 4th Printings)
- ISBN : 9781786898296
- SKU : B002650
- PPC : SP500gm
- RRP : £16.99 (Unclipped)
- Quantity Available : 2.
"Full of eloquent, cogent and positive reminders of the beauty of life . . . Will prove enormously sustaining and valuable to a lot of people . . . Genuinely uplifting . . . Haig is a sensitive, introspective and thoughtful guide to the human dilemmas that affect us all." - The Independent.
"The Comfort Book, a collection of aphorisms and inspirational stories of survival against the odds, is a guide to living and finding hope in these disjointed times." - The Guardian.
"The literary equivalent of a steaming hot chocolate on a chilly day . . . The ideal read for dipping into whenever you need a pick-me-up or change of perspective." - Metro.
"A thought-provoking, affirming collection that is both personal and universal . . . With Haig's trademark empathy and celebration of the resilience of the human heart, this is a book we all need and deserve." - Booklist.
"Profound, witty and uplifting, and a stirring testament to hope and the imagination." - The Observer.
Matt Haig is an English novelist and journalist. He has written both fiction and non-fiction for children and adults, often in the speculative fiction genre.
Featured Author . . . Matt Haig
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