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Reasons To Stay Alive

I'm reading a book by Matt Haig called  Reasons To Stay Alive . As you can rightly guess from the title, I'm looking for reasons. I'm not actually enjoying the book very much, but that could be because when I'm depressed enjoyment isn't easy to come by, or I just don't like it, but yet I plough on in the hope that it will provide the magic potion that convinces me. Every time I'm about to stop reading something from the next page catches my eye. The first was that he began to write of Graham Greene. Greene's book The End of The Affair  challenges and inspires me. The opening line is my favourite of all the books I've read: "A story has no beginning or end: arbitrarily one chooses that moment of experience from which to look back or from which to look ahead."  I highly recommend listening to the audiobook narrated by Colin Firth. There are times when I can't sleep or I'm too depressed to even read that an audiobook is akin t