Laura Freeman, Viv Groskop
Viv Groskop in her luminous The Anna Karenina Fix, finds the answers to life’s burning questions in the great Russian novels. Not sure what to do with your love life? Turn to Tolstoy. Suffering from unrequited love? Turgenev can help. Are you socially awkward? Chekhov has the answers. Laura Freeman reveals how reading saved her life as she battled with anorexia, learning to embrace life once more through literature. Book by book and meal by meal, Laura acquired an entire library of reasons to live.
Alex Clark is a literary journalist and broadcaster who writes for The Guardian and The Observer. She makes regular appearances on BBC Radio 4, chairs numerous literary events and is an experienced judge of literary awards.