Matt HaigSeason 7, Episode 17
Matt Haig has been one of our most requested guests on social media so we’re delighted he is our guest this week. Robin and Josie chat to Matt about his own work including the upcoming Notes on a Nervous Planet as well as some of his favourite works from the likes of Emily Dickinson, Carl Sagan and Janette Winterson.
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And our first live recording at the Royal Albert Hall is this Monday, June 4th. Guests are Alan Moore and Lucie Green. Tickets here.
Notes on a Nervous Planet by Matt Haig
The poetry of Emily Dickinson
Collins Books of Quotations
The work of Janette Winterson
Cosmos by Carl Sagan
Unweaving the Rainbow by Richard Dawkins
Contact by Carl Sagan
The Humans by Matt Haig
On Writing by Stephen King
The work of Guy N Smith
Carnacki, The Ghost Finder by William Hope Hodgson
How to Stop Time by Matt Haig
Elastic by Leonard Mlodinow
The Sentinel by Arthur C Clarke
Atom in the Universe by Richard Feynman
Everyday Sexism by Laura Bates
Reasons to Stay Alive by Matt Haig
The Happy Brain by Dean Burnett
Hope in the Dark by Rebecca Solnit
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