#97 Viv Groskop: Even Tolstoy Got Trolled

Viv Groskop is a writer, broadcaster and stand-up comedian. Viv’s brand new 2017 show ANCHORWOMAN: WHEN THE NEWS GETS TOO MUCH was performed at Edinburgh Fringe this year and featured on: BBC R2 and BBC R4. We chat about Viv’s new book, acquired by Penguin The Anna Karenina Fix: Life Lessons from Russian Literature. Viv is also a Columnist and agony aunt called Dear Viv at The Pool. She reviews TV for the Guardian and is the author of “stand-up meets mid-life crisis memoir” I Laughed, I Cried. AND she was shortlisted Glamour Woman of the Year: Columnist of the Year 2014, 2015, 2016. We talk about how you shouldn't rush creative projects, how trolling isn’t new, how her new book was in the works for 15 years and how to many projects on the go at the same.