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Viv Groskop

Charge your glasses and settle down for a leisurely drink with the Idler’s special guest Viv Groskop in conversation with Idler magazine editor Tom Hodgkinson. We’ll have philosophical insight from Dr Mark Vernon and the chat will be followed by an audience Q&A. Your host will be Idler Academy director Victoria Hull.

Viv Groskop is an award-winning comedian, writer, and broadcaster. She is the author of The Anna Karenina Fix: Life Lessons from Russian Literature. She writes for the Guardian, Observer, and Financial Times and is the host of the chart-topping podcast How to Own the Room, where she has interviewed Hillary and Chelsea Clinton, Margaret Atwood and Julie Andrews. She lives in London.

Viv Groskop’s latest book is Au Revoir Tristesse: Lessons in Happiness from French Literature (Abrams Press). The paperback comes out on 10 June.