In this hugely entertaining book, author and journalist Viv Groskop finds answers to life's most pressing questions by reflecting on Russian literature. Not sure what to do with your life? Find out Tolstoy's answer in Anna Karenina. Unrequited love? Social anxiety? Hear what Turgenev or Chekov can tell us. Groskop brings a light touch to these weighty topics, backed up by her intelligent writing and impressive knowledge of these works.