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Would you do anything differently if you had a second chance at life? That’s the central question posed in this week’s Book Club novel, The Midnight Library. Author Matt Haig joins Richard, Judy, and Love Islander Camilla Thurlow to chat about everything from bomb disposal and space exploration, to regrets and mental health recovery.

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Content warning: this episode contains frank conversation about depression and suicide, themes that Matt’s book The Midnight Library deals with, so do take care while listening.

In the UK, the Samaritans can be contacted on 116 123. In the US, the National Suicide Prevention Hotline is 1-800-273-8255. In Australia, the crisis support service Lifeline is on 13 11 14. Hotlines in other countries can be found here.