Natalie Haynes is a writer and broadcaster. She writes a column for the Independent, and blogs for the Guardian. Her most recent book, The Ancient Guide to Modern Life, was published on both sides of the Atlantic, and she has spoken on the modern relevance of the classical world everywhere from Cambridge Classics Festival to Chicago Ideas Week. She is a regular contributor to BBC Radio 4: reviewing for Front Row and Saturday Review, appearing as a team captain on two seasons of Wordaholics, and banging on about Juvenal whenever she gets the chance. She reviews books, films and television for Review Show on BBC2, and was a judge for the 2012 Orange Prize for Fiction.