September 24, 2020

EP. 25 — Matt Haig

Author Matt Haig joins Jameela this week to discuss pandemic mental health, his ground-breaking book Reasons To Stay Alive and why he wrote it, how anyone with any amount of privilege can struggle with depression, social media’s contributions to mental health issues, their own social media regrets, and his new book – The Midnight Library – which is available in the US on September 29th. 

Transcript

IWEIGH-20200923-HaigMatt-ACv01-DYN.mp3   JAMEELA JAMIL [00:00:00] Hello and welcome to another episode of “I Weigh” with Jameela Jamil. I hope you’re all right. I’m fine. I’m actually quite pumped to bring you today’s episode, to the point where I don’t really want to talk about very much. I just want to get straight into it because I feel like there is so much that was said in this episode that is so important. And I don’t want to dillydally. So I am talking to Matt Haig. He is the great author of the bestselling novel “Reasons to Stay Alive”. And he’s written so many great books. “The Humans”, “How to Stop Time”, “Notes on a Nervous Planet”. But he also has an extraordinary book that is already getting rave reviews called “The Midnight Library” that comes out on the 29th in America. And he, I will let him explain what this book is about at the end of this podcast. Bu

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