The Midnight Library By Matt Haig

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Between life and death there is a library - The Midnight Library.

Nora Seed finds herself there and discovers that each book in the Midnight Library is an opportunity - to explore the lives she might now lead if she had acted differently, and to undo her regrets (of which she has many).

None of these lives is what she imagined.

As the librarian in The Midnight Library tells her, ‘Sometimes the only way to learn is to live.’ But what is the best way for Nora to live?

Episode Two
Nora finds herself in the mysterious Midnight Library, but there is something very familiar about the librarian.

Matt Haig is the bestselling author of Reasons To Stay Alive and Notes On A Nervous Planet. An award-winning writer of books for children and young adults, he has written seven novels for adults. The Midnight Library was published in July 2017.

Writer: Matt Haig
Reader: Bryony Hannah
Abridger: Jeremy Osborne
Producer: Jeremy Osborne

A Sweet Talk production for BBC Radio 4

Nora finds herself in the mysterious Midnight Library.

Between life and death there is a library - The Midnight Library.

022020120720201208 (R4)Between life and death there is a library - The Midnight Library.

Nora Seed finds herself there and discovers that each book in the Midnight Library is an opportunity - to explore the lives she might now lead if she had acted differently, and to undo her regrets (of which she has many).

None of these lives is what she imagined.

As the librarian in The Midnight Library tells her, ‘Sometimes the only way to learn is to live.’ But what is the best way for Nora to live?

Episode Two
Nora finds herself in the mysterious Midnight Library, but there is something very familiar about the librarian.

Matt Haig is the bestselling author of Reasons To Stay Alive and Notes On A Nervous Planet. An award-winning writer of books for children and young adults, he has written seven novels for adults. The Midnight Library was published in July 2017.

Writer: Matt Haig
Reader: Bryony Hannah
Abridger: Jeremy Osborne
Producer: Jeremy Osborne

A Sweet Talk production for BBC Radio 4

Nora finds herself in the mysterious Midnight Library.

022020120720201208 (R4)Between life and death there is a library - The Midnight Library.

Nora Seed finds herself there and discovers that each book in the Midnight Library is an opportunity - to explore the lives she might now lead if she had acted differently, and to undo her regrets (of which she has many).

None of these lives is what she imagined.

As the librarian in The Midnight Library tells her, ‘Sometimes the only way to learn is to live.’ But what is the best way for Nora to live?

Episode Two
Nora finds herself in the mysterious Midnight Library, but there is something very familiar about the librarian.

Matt Haig is the bestselling author of Reasons To Stay Alive and Notes On A Nervous Planet. An award-winning writer of books for children and young adults, he has written seven novels for adults. The Midnight Library was published in July 2017.

Writer: Matt Haig
Reader: Bryony Hannah
Abridger: Jeremy Osborne
Producer: Jeremy Osborne

A Sweet Talk production for BBC Radio 4

Nora finds herself in the mysterious Midnight Library.

032020120720201209 (R4)

Between life and death there is a library - The Midnight Library.

Nora Seed finds herself there and discovers that each book in the Midnight Library is an opportunity - to explore the lives she might now lead if she had acted differently, and to undo her regrets (of which she has many).

None of these lives is what she imagined.

As the librarian in The Midnight Library tells her, ‘Sometimes the only way to learn is to live.’ But what is the best way for Nora to live?

Episode Three
Mrs Elm explains The Book Of Regrets, and Nora travels to her first alternative life.

Matt Haig is the bestselling author of Reasons To Stay Alive and Notes On A Nervous Planet. An award-winning writer of books for children and young adults, he has written seven novels for adults. The Midnight Library was published in July 2017.

Writer: Matt Haig
Reader: Bryony Hannah
Abridger: Jeremy Osborne
Producer: Jeremy Osborne

A Sweet Talk production for BBC Radio 4

Mrs Elm persuades Nora to visit an alternative life.

Between life and death there is a library - The Midnight Library.

032020120720201209 (R4)Between life and death there is a library - The Midnight Library.

Nora Seed finds herself there and discovers that each book in the Midnight Library is an opportunity - to explore the lives she might now lead if she had acted differently, and to undo her regrets (of which she has many).

None of these lives is what she imagined.

As the librarian in The Midnight Library tells her, ‘Sometimes the only way to learn is to live.’ But what is the best way for Nora to live?

Episode Three
Mrs Elm explains The Book Of Regrets, and Nora travels to her first alternative life.

Matt Haig is the bestselling author of Reasons To Stay Alive and Notes On A Nervous Planet. An award-winning writer of books for children and young adults, he has written seven novels for adults. The Midnight Library was published in July 2017.

Writer: Matt Haig
Reader: Bryony Hannah
Abridger: Jeremy Osborne
Producer: Jeremy Osborne

A Sweet Talk production for BBC Radio 4

Mrs Elm persuades Nora to visit an alternative life.

Between life and death there is a library - The Midnight Library.

Nora Seed finds herself there and discovers that each book in the Midnight Library is an opportunity - to explore the lives she might now lead if she had acted differently, and to undo her regrets (of which she has many).

None of these lives is what she imagined.

As the librarian in The Midnight Library tells her, ‘Sometimes the only way to learn is to live.’ But what is the best way for Nora to live?

Episode Three
Mrs Elm explains The Book Of Regrets, and Nora travels to her first alternative life.

Matt Haig is the bestselling author of Reasons To Stay Alive and Notes On A Nervous Planet. An award-winning writer of books for children and young adults, he has written seven novels for adults. The Midnight Library was published in July 2017.

Writer: Matt Haig
Reader: Bryony Hannah
Abridger: Jeremy Osborne
Producer: Jeremy Osborne

A Sweet Talk production for BBC Radio 4

Mrs Elm persuades Nora to visit an alternative life.

042020120720201210 (R4)Between life and death there is a library - The Midnight Library.

Nora Seed finds herself there and discovers that each book in the Midnight Library is an opportunity - to explore the lives she might now lead if she had acted differently, and to undo her regrets (of which she has many).

None of these lives is what she imagined.

As the librarian in The Midnight Library tells her, ‘Sometimes the only way to learn is to live.’ But what is the best way for Nora to live?

Episode Four
Nora discovers that marriage to Dan running a pub in the Oxfordshire countryside isn’t quite what she expected.

Matt Haig is the bestselling author of Reasons To Stay Alive and Notes On A Nervous Planet. An award-winning writer of books for children and young adults, he has written seven novels for adults. The Midnight Library was published in July 2017.

Writer: Matt Haig
Reader: Bryony Hannah
Abridger: Jeremy Osborne
Producer: Jeremy Osborne

A Sweet Talk production for BBC Radio 4

Nora discovers marriage to Dan isn't what she expected.

042020120720201210 (R4)Between life and death there is a library - The Midnight Library.

Nora Seed finds herself there and discovers that each book in the Midnight Library is an opportunity - to explore the lives she might now lead if she had acted differently, and to undo her regrets (of which she has many).

None of these lives is what she imagined.

As the librarian in The Midnight Library tells her, ‘Sometimes the only way to learn is to live.’ But what is the best way for Nora to live?

Episode Four
Nora discovers that marriage to Dan running a pub in the Oxfordshire countryside isn’t quite what she expected.

Matt Haig is the bestselling author of Reasons To Stay Alive and Notes On A Nervous Planet. An award-winning writer of books for children and young adults, he has written seven novels for adults. The Midnight Library was published in July 2017.

Writer: Matt Haig
Reader: Bryony Hannah
Abridger: Jeremy Osborne
Producer: Jeremy Osborne

A Sweet Talk production for BBC Radio 4

Nora discovers marriage to Dan isn't what she expected.

Writer: Matt Haig
Reader: Bryony Hannah
Abridger: Jeremy Osborne
Producer: Jeremy Osborne

Nora discovers marriage to Dan isn't what she expected.

052020120720201211 (R4)Between life and death there is a library - The Midnight Library.

Nora Seed finds herself there and discovers that each book in the Midnight Library is an opportunity - to explore the lives she might now lead if she had acted differently, and to undo her regrets (of which she has many).

None of these lives is what she imagined.

As the librarian in The Midnight Library tells her, ‘Sometimes the only way to learn is to live.’ But what is the best way for Nora to live?

Episode Five
To Mrs Elm’s alarm, there is a system error in The Midnight Library.

Matt Haig is the bestselling author of Reasons To Stay Alive and Notes On A Nervous Planet. An award-winning writer of books for children and young adults, he has written seven novels for adults. The Midnight Library was published in July 2017.

Writer: Matt Haig
Reader: Bryony Hannah
Abridger: Jeremy Osborne
Producer: Jeremy Osborne

A Sweet Talk production for BBC Radio 4

There is a system error in The Midnight Library.

Writer: Matt Haig
Reader: Bryony Hannah
Abridger: Jeremy Osborne
Producer: Jeremy Osborne

There is a system error in The Midnight Library.

Between life and death there is a library - The Midnight Library.

Nora Seed finds herself there and discovers that each book in the Midnight Library is an opportunity - to explore the lives she might now lead if she had acted differently, and to undo her regrets (of which she has many).

None of these lives is what she imagined.

As the librarian in The Midnight Library tells her, ‘Sometimes the only way to learn is to live.’ But what is the best way for Nora to live?

Episode Five
To Mrs Elm’s alarm, there is a system error in The Midnight Library.

Matt Haig is the bestselling author of Reasons To Stay Alive and Notes On A Nervous Planet. An award-winning writer of books for children and young adults, he has written seven novels for adults. The Midnight Library was published in July 2017.

Writer: Matt Haig
Reader: Bryony Hannah
Abridger: Jeremy Osborne
Producer: Jeremy Osborne

A Sweet Talk production for BBC Radio 4

There is a system error in The Midnight Library.

062020120720201214 (R4)Between life and death there is a library - The Midnight Library.

Nora Seed finds herself there and discovers that each book in the Midnight Library is an opportunity - to explore the lives she might now lead if she had acted differently, and to undo her regrets (of which she has many).

None of these lives is what she imagined.

As the librarian in The Midnight Library tells her, ‘Sometimes the only way to learn is to live.’ But what is the best way for Nora to live?

Episode Six
Exploring a life as a glaciologist, Nora faces down a polar bear and meets a fellow-traveller.

Matt Haig is the bestselling author of Reasons To Stay Alive and Notes On A Nervous Planet. An award-winning writer of books for children and young adults, he has written seven novels for adults. The Midnight Library was published in July 2017.

Writer: Matt Haig
Reader: Bryony Hannah
Abridger: Jeremy Osborne
Producer: Jeremy Osborne

A Sweet Talk production for BBC Radio 4

Nora faces a polar bear and meets a fellow-traveller.

062020120720201214 (R4)Between life and death there is a library - The Midnight Library.

Nora Seed finds herself there and discovers that each book in the Midnight Library is an opportunity - to explore the lives she might now lead if she had acted differently, and to undo her regrets (of which she has many).

None of these lives is what she imagined.

As the librarian in The Midnight Library tells her, ‘Sometimes the only way to learn is to live.’ But what is the best way for Nora to live?

Episode Six
Exploring a life as a glaciologist, Nora faces down a polar bear and meets a fellow-traveller.

Matt Haig is the bestselling author of Reasons To Stay Alive and Notes On A Nervous Planet. An award-winning writer of books for children and young adults, he has written seven novels for adults. The Midnight Library was published in July 2017.

Writer: Matt Haig
Reader: Bryony Hannah
Abridger: Jeremy Osborne
Producer: Jeremy Osborne

A Sweet Talk production for BBC Radio 4

Nora faces a polar bear and meets a fellow-traveller.

Writer: Matt Haig
Reader: Bryony Hannah
Abridger: Jeremy Osborne
Producer: Jeremy Osborne

Nora faces a polar bear and meets a fellow-traveller.

072020120720201215 (R4)Between life and death there is a library - The Midnight Library.

Nora Seed finds herself there and discovers that each book in the Midnight Library is an opportunity - to explore the lives she might now lead if she had acted differently, and to undo her regrets (of which she has many).

None of these lives is what she imagined.

As the librarian in The Midnight Library tells her, ‘Sometimes the only way to learn is to live.’ But what is the best way for Nora to live?

Episode Seven
Nora explores the life in which she sings and writes songs for the best-selling rock band The Labyrinths.

Matt Haig is the bestselling author of Reasons To Stay Alive and Notes On A Nervous Planet. An award-winning writer of books for children and young adults, he has written seven novels for adults. The Midnight Library was published in July 2017.

Writer: Matt Haig
Reader: Bryony Hannah
Abridger: Jeremy Osborne
Producer: Jeremy Osborne

A Sweet Talk production for BBC Radio 4

Nora performs live with her rock band The Labyrinths.

Writer: Matt Haig
Reader: Bryony Hannah
Abridger: Jeremy Osborne
Producer: Jeremy Osborne

Nora performs live with her rock band The Labyrinths.

082020120720201216 (R4)Between life and death there is a library - The Midnight Library.

Nora Seed finds herself there and discovers that each book in the Midnight Library is an opportunity - to explore the lives she might now lead if she had acted differently, and to undo her regrets (of which she has many).

None of these lives is what she imagined.

As the librarian in The Midnight Library tells her, ‘Sometimes the only way to learn is to live.’ But what is the best way for Nora to live?

Episode Eight
Nora chooses a quieter life, working with dogs at the Animal Shelter in Bedford.

Matt Haig is the bestselling author of Reasons To Stay Alive and Notes On A Nervous Planet. An award-winning writer of books for children and young adults, he has written seven novels for adults. The Midnight Library was published in July 2017.

Writer: Matt Haig
Reader: Bryony Hannah
Abridger: Jeremy Osborne
Producer: Jeremy Osborne

A Sweet Talk production for BBC Radio 4

Nora works with dogs at the Animal Shelter in Bedford.

Writer: Matt Haig
Reader: Bryony Hannah
Abridger: Jeremy Osborne
Producer: Jeremy Osborne

Nora works with dogs at the Animal Shelter in Bedford.

0920201207
092020120720201217 (R4)Between life and death there is a library - The Midnight Library.

Nora Seed finds herself there and discovers that each book in the Midnight Library is an opportunity - to explore the lives she might now lead if she had acted differently, and to undo her regrets (of which she has many).

None of these lives is what she imagined.

As the librarian in The Midnight Library tells her, ‘Sometimes the only way to learn is to live.’ But what is the best way for Nora to live?

Episode Nine
In Cambridge with a family and a writing and teaching career, Nora wonders if she has found the perfect life. But even this has consequences.

Matt Haig is the bestselling author of Reasons To Stay Alive and Notes On A Nervous Planet. An award-winning writer of books for children and young adults, he has written seven novels for adults. The Midnight Library was published in July 2017.

Writer: Matt Haig
Reader: Bryony Hannah
Abridger: Jeremy Osborne
Producer: Jeremy Osborne

A Sweet Talk production for BBC Radio 4

In Cambridge, Nora thinks she has found a perfect life.

092020120720201217 (R4)Between life and death there is a library - The Midnight Library.

Nora Seed finds herself there and discovers that each book in the Midnight Library is an opportunity - to explore the lives she might now lead if she had acted differently, and to undo her regrets (of which she has many).

None of these lives is what she imagined.

As the librarian in The Midnight Library tells her, ‘Sometimes the only way to learn is to live.’ But what is the best way for Nora to live?

Episode Nine
In Cambridge with a family and a writing and teaching career, Nora wonders if she has found the perfect life. But even this has consequences.

Matt Haig is the bestselling author of Reasons To Stay Alive and Notes On A Nervous Planet. An award-winning writer of books for children and young adults, he has written seven novels for adults. The Midnight Library was published in July 2017.

Writer: Matt Haig
Reader: Bryony Hannah
Abridger: Jeremy Osborne
Producer: Jeremy Osborne

A Sweet Talk production for BBC Radio 4

In Cambridge, Nora thinks she has found a perfect life.

Writer: Matt Haig
Reader: Bryony Hannah
Abridger: Jeremy Osborne
Producer: Jeremy Osborne

In Cambridge, Nora thinks she has found a perfect life.

1020201207
102020120720201218 (R4)Between life and death there is a library - The Midnight Library.

Nora Seed finds herself there and discovers that each book in the Midnight Library is an opportunity - to explore the lives she might now lead if she had acted differently, and to undo her regrets (of which she has many).

None of these lives is what she imagined.

As the librarian in The Midnight Library tells her, ‘Sometimes the only way to learn is to live.’ But what is the best way for Nora to live?

Episode Ten
Nora returns to the Midnight Library to find it crumbling around her.

Matt Haig is the bestselling author of Reasons To Stay Alive and Notes On A Nervous Planet. An award-winning writer of books for children and young adults, he has written seven novels for adults. The Midnight Library was published in July 2017.

Writer: Matt Haig
Reader: Bryony Hannah
Abridger: Jeremy Osborne
Producer: Jeremy Osborne

A Sweet Talk production for BBC Radio 4

The Midnight Library is crumbling around Nora.

Writer: Matt Haig
Reader: Bryony Hannah
Abridger: Jeremy Osborne
Producer: Jeremy Osborne

The Midnight Library is crumbling around Nora.

Between life and death there is a library - The Midnight Library.

Nora Seed finds herself there and discovers that each book in the Midnight Library is an opportunity - to explore the lives she might now lead if she had acted differently, and to undo her regrets (of which she has many).

None of these lives is what she imagined.

As the librarian in The Midnight Library tells her, ‘Sometimes the only way to learn is to live.’ But what is the best way for Nora to live?

Episode Ten
Nora returns to the Midnight Library to find it crumbling around her.

Matt Haig is the bestselling author of Reasons To Stay Alive and Notes On A Nervous Planet. An award-winning writer of books for children and young adults, he has written seven novels for adults. The Midnight Library was published in July 2017.

Writer: Matt Haig
Reader: Bryony Hannah
Abridger: Jeremy Osborne
Producer: Jeremy Osborne

A Sweet Talk production for BBC Radio 4

The Midnight Library is crumbling around Nora.