Viv Groskop is a versatile writer, stand-up comedian and playwright. She earned a Master's degree in French and Russian from the University of Cambridge, and is a regular contributor to top publications like the Financial Times, Guardian, and Observer. Her books include Au Revoir, Tristesse: Lessons in Happiness from French Literature and The Anna Karenina Fix: Life Lessons from Russian Literature. Viv is also the host of the popular podcast and bestselling book How to Own the Room, which features interviews with inspiring figures like Hillary Clinton and Margaret Atwood. Viv is a sought-after guest on BBC Radio 4 and recently produced the radio play One Summer in Luka for BBC Radio 3.