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If you’re a reader, this is the podcast for you. Iain Dale speaks to some of the world’s biggest authors about what inspired them to write their books

If you’re a reader, this is the podcast for you. Iain Dale speaks to some of the world’s biggest authors about what inspired them to write their books
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If you’re a reader, this is the podcast for you. Iain Dale speaks to some of the world’s biggest authors about what inspired them to write their books

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Episodes

Chapter 54 : Rod Liddle

8/16/2019
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This weeks guest is Rod Liddle a journalist, and an associate editor of The Spectator. His book is called The Great Betrayal : The True Story of Brexit. If you enjoyed this podcast, make sure you check through the archive for one you may have missed or why not listen to For The Many, Iain's podcast with Jacqui Smith or Cross Question! Iain Dale Monday - Thursday, 7-10pm on LBC. https://www.iaindale.com/

Duration:00:48:26

Chapter 53 : Jack Straw

8/9/2019
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This episode features a conversation with Former Foreign Secretary Jack Straw, he's discussing his book 'The English Job: Understanding Iran and Why It Distrusts Britain'. If you enjoyed this podcast, make sure you check through the archive for one you may have missed or why not listen to For The Many, Iain's podcast with Jacqui Smith or Cross Question! Iain Dale Monday - Thursday, 7-10pm on LBC. https://www.iaindale.com/

Duration:00:47:01

Chapter 52 : Jesse Norman

8/2/2019
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Chapter 52 of the Book Club is here, this weeks guest is Jesse Norman MP, he's here to talk about 'Adam Smith: What He Thought, and Why it Matters'. Adam Smith is now widely regarded as 'the father of modern economics' and the most influential economist who ever lived. But what he really thought, and what the implications of his ideas are, remain fiercely contested. If you enjoyed this podcast, make sure you check through the archive for one you may have missed or why not listen to For The...

Duration:00:39:53

Chapter 51 : Owen Bennett

7/26/2019
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Welcome to Episode 51 of the Book Club where Iain chats to Owen Bennett all about Michael Gove : A Man in a Hurry. The book is a "timely biography of a politician who has had an effect on the shape of British politics more profound than many will openly acknowledge." If you enjoyed this podcast, make sure you check through the archive for one you may have missed or why not listen to For The Many, Iain's podcast with Jacqui Smith or Cross Question! Iain Dale Monday - Thursday, 7-10pm on LBC....

Duration:00:41:53

BONUS: Uighur Muslims in China

7/22/2019
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Special report into China's mass detention of Uighur Muslims in Xinjiang, presented by Iain Dale.

Duration:00:21:22

Chapter 50 : Kirsty Wark

7/19/2019
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Welcome to Chapter 50 of the Book Club, this week Iain chats to Kirsty Wark who has hosted Newsnight since 1993. Her Novel 'The House by the Loch' is the story of a family in all its loving complexity, and the way it can, and must, remake itself endlessly in order to make peace with the past. If you enjoyed this podcast, make sure you check through the archive for one you may have missed or why not listen to For The Many, Iain's podcast with Jacqui Smith or Cross Question! Iain Dale Monday -...

Duration:00:37:13

Chapter 49 : Talat Ahmed and Kavita Puri

7/12/2019
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Welcome to this episode of the podcast, a fascinating hour ahead. Iain chats to Tales Ahmed about her book 'Mohandas Gandhi: Experiments in Civil Disobedience' and Kavita Puri about 'Partition Voices: Untold British Stories'. If you enjoyed this podcast, make sure you check through the archive for one you may have missed or why not listen to For The Many, Iain's podcast with Jacqui Smith or Cross Question! Iain Dale Monday - Thursday, 7-10pm on LBC. https://www.iaindale.com/

Duration:00:58:01

BONUS : Lord Maurice Glasman

7/8/2019
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Welcome to this special bonus edition of the Book Club, Iain sits down with Lord Maurice Glasman who is an English political theorist, academic, social commentator, and Labour life peer in the House of Lords. If you enjoyed this podcast, make sure you check through the archive for one you may have missed or why not listen to For The Many, Iain's podcast with Jacqui Smith or Cross Question! Iain Dale Monday - Thursday, 7-10pm on LBC. https://www.iaindale.com/

Duration:00:46:01

Chapter 48 : Peter Riddell

7/5/2019
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Welcome to another chapter of the book club, this week Iain chats to Peter Riddell who's book is called '15 Minutes of Power: The Uncertain Life of British Ministers'. If you enjoyed this podcast, make sure you check through the archive for one you may have missed or why not listen to For The Many, Iain's podcast with Jacqui Smith or Cross Question! Iain Dale Monday - Thursday, 7-10pm on LBC. https://www.iaindale.com/

Duration:00:46:27

Chapter 47 : Sir Ian Kennedy

6/28/2019
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Welcome to Chapter 47 of the Book Club, in this episode Iain chats to Sir Ian Kennedy, former Chairman of the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (IPSA), who dealt with the MP's Expenses scandal in 2009 that shook Westminster and the Nation. His book is 'Cleaning up the Mess: After the MPs' Expenses Scandal'. If you enjoyed this podcast, make sure you check through the archive for one you may have missed or why not listen to For The Many, Iain's podcast with Jacqui Smith or Cross...

Duration:00:44:34

Chapter 46 : Ayesha Hazarika and Tom Hamilton

6/21/2019
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Welcome to a classic Book Club episode focused on Core Politics. Iain is joined by Ayesha Hazarika and Tom Hamilton to discuss their book 'Punch & Judy Politics: An Insiders' Guide to Prime Minister's Questions'. If you enjoyed this podcast, make sure you check through the archive for one you may have missed or why not listen to For The Many, Iain's podcast with Jacqui Smith or Cross Question! Iain Dale Monday - Thursday, 7-10pm on LBC. https://www.iaindale.com/

Duration:00:48:25

Chapter 45 : Tom Bradby

6/14/2019
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Welcome to this Chapter of the Book Club with Tom Bradby, you may know him better from the News at 10 but today he's here to talk about his new novel 'Secret Service'. If you enjoyed this podcast, make sure you check through the archive for one you may have missed or why not listen to For The Many, Iain's podcast with Jacqui Smith or Cross Question! Iain Dale Monday - Thursday, 7-10pm on LBC. https://www.iaindale.com/

Duration:00:59:10

BONUS : David Blanchflower

6/7/2019
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Welcome to this special edition of the Book Club, today's guest is David Blanchflower former member of the Bank of England's interest rate-setting Monetary Policy Committee and currently is economics professor at Dartmouth College, New Hampshire. His book is called 'Not Working: Where Have All the Good Jobs Gone?' The interview with David was first broadcast on LBC 4/6/19. If you enjoyed this podcast, make sure you check through the archive for one you may have missed or why not listen to...

Duration:00:47:33

Chapter 44 : Peter Caddick-Adams

6/5/2019
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Welcome to this special edition of the Book Club. Peter Caddick-Adams is here to talk all about D-Day and it's 75th anniversary. His book is called 'Sand and Steel: The D-Day Invasion and the Liberation of France'. If you enjoyed this podcast, make sure you check through the archive for one you may have missed or why not listen to For The Many, Iain's podcast with Jacqui Smith or Cross Question! Iain Dale Monday - Thursday, 7-10pm on LBC. https://www.iaindale.com/

Duration:00:35:43

Chapter 43 : Jacob Rees-Mogg

5/31/2019
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Jacob Rees-Mogg joins Iain for a discussion on his book 'The Victorians'. If you enjoyed this podcast, make sure you check through the archive for one you may have missed or why not listen to For The Many, Iain's podcast with Jacqui Smith or Cross Question! Iain Dale Monday - Thursday, 7-10pm on LBC. https://www.iaindale.com/

Duration:00:40:42

Chapter 42 : Camilla Cavendish

5/24/2019
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What is the meaning of life? Some think its Chapter 42 of this Podcast... The type of life we're discussing this week is the older type. Camilla Cavendish's book 'Extra Time: 10 Lessons for an Ageing World' is a profound analysis of one of the biggest challenges facing the human population today. If you enjoyed this podcast, make sure you check through the archive for one you may have missed or why not listen to For The Many, Iain's podcast with Jacqui Smith or Cross Question! Iain Dale...

Duration:00:30:17

Chapter 41 : David Laws

5/17/2019
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Welcome to Chapter 41 of the Book Club, this week Iain chats to David Laws about his new book 'Who Killed Kitchener? The Life and Death of Britain's Most Famous War Minister' This is the definitive account of an event that shook the country and which has been shrouded in mystery ever since. If you enjoyed this podcast, make sure you check through the archive for one you may have missed or why not listen to For The Many, Iain's podcast with Jacqui Smith or Cross Question! Iain Dale Monday -...

Duration:00:47:50

Chapter 40 : Paul Mason

5/10/2019
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Welcome to Chapter 40 of the Book Club! This week's guest is one of Iain's regular sparring partners on Newsnight, Paul Mason. In his book Clear Bright Future, Paul calls for a radical, impassioned defence of the human being, our universal rights and freedoms and our power to change the world around us. If you enjoyed this podcast, make sure you check through the archive for one you may have missed or why not listen to For The Many, Iain's podcast with Jacqui Smith or Cross Question! Iain...

Duration:00:51:19

Chapter 39 : Tim Bouverie

5/3/2019
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Welcome to the Book Club, this week, Iain is joined by Historian Tim Bouverie who's discussing his book Appeasing Hitler: Chamberlain, Churchill and the Road to War. If you enjoyed this podcast, make sure you check through the archive for one you may have missed or why not listen to For The Many, Iain's podcast with Jacqui Smith or Cross Question! Iain Dale Monday - Thursday, 7-10pm on LBC. https://www.iaindale.com/

Duration:00:41:09

Chapter 38 : Emily Maitlis

4/26/2019
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A fantastic episode of the Book Club today with Emily Maitlis. As anchor for the BBC's key political news programme, Newsnight, Emily Maitlis has interviewed some of the most powerful and controversial figures on the political scene. Her book Airhead: The Imperfect Art of Making News is the topic of discussion today. If you enjoyed this podcast, make sure you check through the archive for one you may have missed or why not listen to For The Many, Iain's podcast with Jacqui Smith or Cross...

Duration:00:53:53