11. août 2020 - 13:30 jusqu'à 14:30
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A digital ThinkIn with Matt Haig | mardi, 11. août 2020

Join Tortoise editor Matt d'Ancona for a ThinkIn with bestselling author Matt Haig.

About this Event

Our daily digital ThinkIns are exclusively for Tortoise members and their guests.

free for four weeks to unlock your complimentary tickets to all our digital ThinkIns.

If you’re already a member and looking for your ThinkIn access code you can find it in the My Tortoise > My Membership section of the app next to ‘ThinkIn access code’.

We'd love you to join us.


Bestselling author of How to Stop Time and Reasons to Stay Alive, Matt Haig is a mental health campaigner whose own personal experience of depression and anxiety has given voice and support to others. His new book, The Midnight Library, is a poignant story about regret, hope and second chances, and appreciating the one life you have.

Chair: Matt d'Ancona, Editor and Partner, Tortoise



About Matt Haig

Matt is the number one bestselling author of Reasons to Stay Alive and Notes on a Nervous Planet and six highly acclaimed novels for adults, including How to Stop Time, The Humans and The Radleys. He has also written many books for children and has won the Blue Peter Book Award, the Smarties Book Prize and been nominated three times for the Carnegie Medal. He has sold more than a million books in the UK and his work has been translated into over forty languages. Matt’s brand new novel The Midnight Library is a poignant story about regret, hope and second chances, and appreciating the one life you have.



How does a digital ThinkIn work?

A digital ThinkIn is like a video conference, hosted by a Tortoise editor, that takes place at the advertised time of the event. Digital ThinkIns are new to Tortoise. Now that our newsroom has closed due to the coronavirus outbreak, we feel it’s more important than ever that we ‘get together’ to talk about the world and what’s going on.

The link to join the conversation will be emailed to you after you have registered for your ticket to attend. When you click the link, you enter the digital ThinkIn and can join a live conversation from wherever you are in the world.

Members can enter their unique members' access code to book tickets. Find yours in My Tortoise > My Membership in the Tortoise app.

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What is a Tortoise ThinkIn?

A ThinkIn is not another panel discussion. It is a forum for civilised disagreement. It is a place where everyone has a seat at the (virtual) table. It’s where we get to hear what you think, drawn from your experience, energy and expertise. It is the heart of what we do at Tortoise.