The midnight library (not a book review)

[image: the cover of The Midnight Library, by Matt Haig; this is essay #344 in the Philosophy as a Way of Life series]

One of the best books I’ve read recently is The Midnight Library, by Matt Haig. Here is a short description:

Somewhere out beyond the edge of the universe there is a library that contains an infinite number of books, each one the story of another reality. One tells the story of your life as it is, along with another book for the other life you could have lived if you had made a different…