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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 77 : John Sweeney & Manuel Delia

12/6/2019
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Ian is joined by former BBC reporter John Sweeney and Manuel Delia, Maltese blogger and co-author of "Murder on the Malta Express: Who killed Daphne Caruana Galizia?" The book charts the murder of the Maltese journalist following her quest to uncover corruption and dirty money in Malta's political system. 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, Cross Question or the...

Duration:00:33:11

Chapter 76 : Asa Bennett

11/29/2019
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Welcome along to the Book Club for this week. Iain is joined by Asa Bennett to discuss his book 'Romanifesto'. The book is all about how the Roman's did politics and what today's politicians could learn from their Roman predecessors. 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, Cross Question or the brand new podcast All Talk! Iain Dale Monday - Thursday, 7-10pm on LBC.

Duration:00:38:32

Chapter 75 : Dorothy Byrne

11/22/2019
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Welcome to Chapter 75 of Iain Dale's Book Club with Dorothy Byrne. She's the Head of News and Current Affairs at Channel 4 and she's here to discuss her book, 'TRUST ME, I'M NOT A POLITICIAN: A simple guide to saving democracy'. 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, Cross Question or the brand new podcast All Talk! Iain Dale Monday - Thursday, 7-10pm on LBC.

Duration:00:39:01

Chapter 74 : Emma Crewe and Andrew Walker

11/15/2019
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Welcome to Chapter 74, and this week the discussion is all about the Expenses Scandal that shook Westminster back in 2009. The book is called 'An Extraordinary Scandal: The Westminster Expenses Crisis and Why it Still Matters' and the writers Emma Crewe and Andrew Walker join Iain 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, Cross Question or the brand new podcast...

Duration:00:38:28

Chapter 73 : Mark Bright

11/8/2019
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Welcome to this edition of the Book Club and this one is a really special chapter. Today Mark Bright joins Iain to talk about his book 'My Story: From Foster Care to Footballer'. He tells us all about his incredible life before and after football. A little pre-warning, it really does get emotional at times but it's also very funny. 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...

Duration:01:00:33

Chapter 72 : Douglas Murray

11/1/2019
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Chapter 72 brings us a chat with Douglas Murray, the author of new book 'The Madness of Crowds: Gender, Race and Identity'. Whether you think Douglas' views are offensive or not, this is a fascinating conversation. 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, Cross Question or the brand new podcast All Talk! Iain Dale Monday - Thursday, 7-10pm on LBC....

Duration:00:45:47

BONUS : Naomi Klein

10/29/2019
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Welcome to a short but sweet Bonus Book Club. Naomi Klein popped into the LBC studio to talk to Iain about her book which covers quite the 'hot' topic at the moment. 'On Fire: The Burning Case for a Green New Deal'. 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, Cross Question or the brand new podcast All Talk! Iain Dale Monday - Thursday, 7-10pm on LBC....

Duration:00:13:01

Chapter 71 : Charles Moore

10/25/2019
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Today's guest is Charles Moore, Telegraph columnist who has just released 'Margaret Thatcher: The Authorised Biography, Volume Three: Herself Alone'. 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, Cross Question or the brand new podcast All Talk! Iain Dale Monday - Thursday, 7-10pm on LBC. https://www.iaindale.com/

Duration:00:45:46

Chapter 70 : Leo McKinstry

10/22/2019
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Welcome to this edition of the Book Club, this week's guest is Leo McKinstry, he's here to discuss Attlee and Churchill: Allies in War, Adversaries in Peace. 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, Cross Question or the brand new podcast All Talk! Iain Dale Monday - Thursday, 7-10pm on LBC. https://www.iaindale.com/

Duration:00:35:39

Chapter 69 : Matthew Stadlen

10/18/2019
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This week, fellow LBC presenter Matt Stadlen joins Iain, initally to talk about his book 'How to See Birds: An Enthusiast's Guide' but it actually turns into an interview of Iain! 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, Cross Question or the brand new podcast All Talk! Iain Dale Monday - Thursday, 7-10pm on LBC.

Duration:00:57:40

Chapter 68 : Simon Jenkins

10/15/2019
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Greetings! Welcome to another edition of the Book Club, this time Iain's chatting to Simon Jenkins, his book is 'A Short History of London: The Creation of a World Capital'. It's "Fascinating for locals and visitors alike, this is narrative history at its finest, from the most ardent protector of our heritage." 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, Cross Question or...

Duration:00:39:20

Chapter 67 : Jonathan Rugman

10/11/2019
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Welcome to another Chapter of the Book Club, this time Iain is joined by Channel 4's Foreign affairs correspondent Jonathan Rugman, who's here to talk about his new book 'The Killing in the Consulate: Investigating the Life and Death of Jamal Khashoggi'. Described by Donald Trump as the 'worst cover-up ever', this is the first comprehensive account of one of the most notorious and outrageous murder plots of our time. If you enjoyed this podcast, make sure you check through the archive for...

Duration:00:35:58

Chapter 66: Patrick Kidd

10/8/2019
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Welcome along to the Book Club! This week, (or should I say Weak) our guest is Patrick Kidd and he's here to talk about his book 'The Weak are a Long Time in Politics: Sketches from the Brexit Neverendum'. It's an anthology of his best columns from the past four years, Kidd plays the role of parliamentary theatre critic, chronicling the collapse of Cameron, the nebulous clarity of May, the rise and refusal to fall of Corbyn and Boris Johnson's repeated failure to keep his foot out of his...

Duration:00:33:07

Chapter 65 : Jason Webster

10/4/2019
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The weather might have turned on our shores but hopefully this brings a little sunshine to your podcast app. This Chapter of the Book Club is dedicated to Jason Webster's new book 'Violencia: A New History of Spain: Past, Present and the Future of the West'. 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, Cross Question or the brand new podcast All Talk! Iain Dale Monday -...

Duration:00:43:28

Chapter 64 : Tim Bale

10/1/2019
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Welcome! This week's Book Club is one for the politics geeks. Tim Bale joins Iain in the studio for a chat all about a book he's written with Paul Webb and Monica Poletti, 'Footsoldiers: Political Party Membership in the 21st Century'. The book is essential reading for those interested in political parties, party membership, elections and campaigning. 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...

Duration:00:36:48

Chapter 62 : Alexander Lebedev

9/27/2019
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Welcome to the book club, this weeks guest is Alexander Lebedev and he's here to talk 'Hunt the Banker: The Confessions of a Russian ex-Oligarch'. 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, Cross Question or the brand new podcast All Talk! Iain Dale Monday - Thursday, 7-10pm on LBC. https://www.iaindale.com/

Duration:00:44:41

Chapter 63 : Simon Heffer

9/24/2019
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Welcome! Joining Iain today is his friend Simon Heffer who's here to talk about his book 'Staring at God: Britain in the Great War'. Enjoy! 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, Cross Question or the brand new podcast All Talk! Iain Dale Monday - Thursday, 7-10pm on LBC. https://www.iaindale.com/

Duration:00:48:33

Chapter 61 : Gyles Brandreth

9/20/2019
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Back for 2019 is one of our favourite guests on the Book Club, Gyles Brandreth. His new book is 'Dancing By The Light of The Moon: Over 250 poems to read, relish and recite'. Gyles is a huge fan of poetry, Iain is not. By the end of this chat, will Iain have come round to the idea? 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, Cross Question or the brand new podcast All...

Duration:01:03:59

Chapter 60 : Jeffrey Archer

9/17/2019
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Iain's guest today is another returnee Jeffrey Archer. This time Jeffrey is here to talk about his new book 'Nothing Ventured' which is the start of a brand new series in the style of Jeffrey Archer’s number one Sunday Times bestselling The Clifton Chronicles: telling the story of the life of William Warwick – as a family man and a detective who will battle throughout his career against a powerful criminal nemesis. If you enjoyed this podcast, make sure you check through the archive for one...

Duration:00:44:51

Chapter 59 : Max Hastings

9/13/2019
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Welcome again to the Book Club, where we have our first returning guest Max Hastings! This time he's here to chat about his new book 'Chastise: The Dambusters Story 1943'. 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, Cross Question or the brand new podcast All Talk! Iain Dale Monday - Thursday, 7-10pm on LBC. https://www.iaindale.com/

Duration:00:32:24