1 – Matt Haig

Matt Haig's most recent book, Notes on a Nervous Planet, is about how to stay human and sane in the ever more hectic age in which we live. In the first ever episode of Read Like a Writer, he talks mental health, City Books (his local independent bookshop in Brighton), and some of his own favourite books with Anna Fielding. Notes on a Nervous Planet is published by Canongate - order your copy from a UK independent bookshop here. Books discussed this episode:

The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton

Cosmos by Carl Sagan

Invisible Cities by Italo Calvino

The Tenant of Wildfell Hall by Anne Brontë

The Power and the Glory by Graham Greene

Boy by Roald Dahl

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