Iain Dale’s Book Club Podcast – List of Episodes – News Block

Best of Iain Dale's Book Club Podcast

Iain’s Book Club Podcast launched in September 2018. Every week (sometimes twice a week), Iain interviews some of the most exciting authors in the country with new books. And there’s the occasional bonus episode or interviews by an author from the archives.

You can download and subscribe to the podcast on the Global Player app, iTunes, Google Podcasts, PlayerFM, Stitcher, or wherever you get your podcasts. The podcast is now also available on Alexa. Say “Alexa, play Iain Dale’s Book Club Podcast.”


204.Iain Dale

203.Tom Gallagher

202.Tom Harper

201.Vernon Bogdanor

200. George Monbiot

199. Harry Cole and James Heale

198.Roger Mosey

197. Jeffrey Archer

196, David Dimbleby

195, James Schneider

194. Sir Max Hastings

193.James Macintyre

192.Nick Thomas-Symonds

191.Julia Boyd

190. Pablo Gascoigne

189. Konstantin Kisin

188.Paddy Ashdown

187. Dame Joan Collins

186. Shashi Tharoor

185. Silvia Bermann

184. Natasha Devon

183.Christian Wolmar

182. Andrea Leadson

181.Sir Howard Davies

180.Fern Britton

179. Ronan McGreevy

178. Sarah Ferguson, Duchess of York

177.Tom Bradby

176. Simon Heffer

175.Jeremy Hunt

174. Rachel Sylvester and Alice Thomson

173. Simon Woolley

172.Bill Browner

171.Giles Whittaker

170. Brand Pack

169.Tony Carr

168.Paddy Ashdown

167. Julian Manyon

166.Alison Colwell

165.Sir Ed Davey

164. Simon Danczuk

163.Michael Crick

162. Justin Webb

161.Kevin Meagher

160.Vince Cable

159.Brian Klaas

158. Nathan’s Law

157.James Hanning

156.Julie Bindel

155. Amanda Prowse and Josiah Hartley

154.Geoff Hoon

153.Gyles Brandreth

152.David Owen

151. Andrew Roberts

150. Dr. Hilary Jones

149. Peter and Steph Shilton

148. Fi Glover and Jane Garvey

147. Sebastian Payne

146.Carole Angier

145. Michel Barnier

144. Steve Richards

143.Ian Dunt

142.Toby Harden

141.Lucy Fisher

140. Alex Deane

139.Duncan Brack

137.Geoff Norcott

136. Ben Rhodes and Mitchell Reiss

135. Ed Husayn

134. Mr. Young

133.Alastair Campbell

132. Mateo D’Ancona

131. Ivan Gibbons

130.Sir David Amess

129. Adrian Brettle

128. Reverend Richard Coles

127.Kate Garraway

126.Jonathan Dimbleby

125.Alan Duncan

124. Hello Pick

123. Sir Anthony Seldon and Mark Garnett

122. Stephen Getins

121.Nicky Campbell

120. Simon Heffer

119. Susannah Heywood

118.Matt Forde

117. Dan Morain

116.James Comey

115. Peter Dickson

114. Best of 2020

113.Alastair Campbell

112. Giles Edwards

111. Jonny Oates

110. Peter Cardwell

109.Chris Bryant

108.Sir Richard Evans

107.Sir Cliff Richard

106.Jeffrey Archer

105.Deborah Mattinson

104.Tom Bower

103. Robert Harris

102. Hashi Mohammed

101.William Dalrymple

100.David Cameron

99. Jeremy Vine

98.Daniel Finkelstein

97.Iain Dale

96.Nina Schick

95. Andrew Adonis

94.Jonathan Porritt

93.Raquel Johnson

92. Dame Jenni Murray (Fat Cow, Fat Chance)

91. Fern Britton (Daughters of Cornwall)

90. Nick Timothy (Reinventing a Nation)

89. Mark Pack (Bad News)

88. Lord Ashcroft (Unfair Play)

87. A brief pause

86. Peter Sissons (When a door closes)

85. Paul Gascoigne (Glorious)

84. Michael Cashman (Autobiography)

83. Sir Anthony Seldon (May at 10)

82. Richard Bradford (Orwell: A Man for Our Time)

81. Gyles Brandreth (Brief Encounters)

80. Paul Lay (Providence Lost: The Rise and Fall of Cromwell’s Protectorate)

79. Liam Halligan (Home Truths)

78. Jacqui Smith (Honorable Ladies Vol. 2)

77. John Sweeney and Manuel Delia (Murder on the Malta Express)

76. Asa Bennett (Romanifesto)

75. Dorothy Byrne (Trust me, I’m not a politician)

74. Emma Crewe and Andrew Walker (An Extraordinary Scandal)

73. Mark Bright (My Story)

72. Douglas Murray (Crowd Madness)

COUSIN. Naomi Klein (On Fire)

71. Charles Moore (Herself only)

70. Leo McKinstrey (Attlee and Churchill: allies in war, adversaries in peace)

69. Matthew Stadlen (How to See Birds)

68. Sir Simon Jenkins (A Brief History of London)

67. Jonathan Rugman (The Consulate Murder)

66. Patrick Kidd (The weak have been in politics a long time)

65. Jason Webster (Violence – A new history of Spain: past, present and future of the West)

64. Tim Bale (Footsoldiers – Political Party Affiliation in the 21st Century)

63. Simon Heffer (Looking at God – Britain in the Great War)

62. Alexander Lebedev (Banker’s Hunt – Confessions of a former Russian oligarch)

61. Gyles Brandreth (Dancing in the Moonlight)

60. Jeffrey Archer (No Chance)

59. Max Hastings (Chastise: The Dam Busters Story 1943)

58. Matthew Syed (Rogue Ideas: The Power of Diverse Thinking)

57. Edward Stourton & Lode Desmet (Blind Man’s Brexit: How the EU took control of Brexit)

56. Steve Richards (Prime Ministers)

55. Jack Brown (No. 10: The Geography of Power in Downing Street)

54. Rod Liddle (The Great Brexit Betrayal)

53. Jack Straw (The English Job)

52. Jesse Norman (Adam Smith: What He Thought And Why It Matters)

51. Owen Bennett (Michael Gove: Man in a Hurry)

50. Kirsty Wark (The House by the Lake)

49. Talat Ahmed & Kavita Puri (Mohandas Gandhi & Partition Voices)

BONUS: Lord Maurice Glasman

48. Peter Riddell (15 Minutes of Power)

47. Sir Ian Kennedy (Clearing Up the Clutter)

46. ​​Ayesha Hazarika and Tom Hamilton (Punch and Judy Politics)

45. Tom Bradby (Secret Service)

BONUS: David Blanchflower (Not Working: Where Have All the Good Jobs Gone?)

44. Peter Caddick-Adams (Sand and Stone)

43. Jacob Rees-Mogg (The Victorians)

42. Camilla Cavendish (overtime)

41. David Laws (Who Killed Lord Kitchener)

40. Paul Mason (A Bright and Clear Future)

39. Tim Bouverie (Appeasement)

38. Emily Maitlis (Airhead)

37. Ben Elton (Identity Crisis)

36. Anita Anand (The Killer Patient)

35. Damian Barr (You’ll Be Safe Here)

34. Chris Mullin (Harry Perkins’ Friends)

33. Katie Price and Fern Britton

32. Robin Renwick (not so diplomatic)

31. Rachel Reeves (Westminster Women)

30. Tom Bower (Dangerous Hero – Corbyn’s Ruthless Plot for Power)

29. Theo Barclay (Fighters & Quitters: Great Political Resignations) and Caroline Slocock (People Like Us – Margaret Thatcher and Me)

BONUS: Macer Gifford, the British urban trader who went to fight ISIS in Syria

28. Tim Waterstone (The face pressed against a window)

27. Sir John Nott (Memorable Encounters)

26. William Keegan (Nine Crises)

BONUS Joan Collins

25. Barbara Taylor Bradford (Master of her destiny)

24. Johann Hari (The Missing Connection)

Joan Rivers BONUS

23. General Stanley McChrystal (Leaders)

BONUS Best of 2018

22. William Clegg (Under the Wig), Jessica Douglas Home (William Simmonds) and Sir Simon Jenkins (A Brief History of Europe)

21. Pete May (Goodbye to the Boleyn), Brian Williams (Home from Home) and Robert Banks (An Irrational Hatred of Everything)

BONUS Mark Urban (The Skripal Files)

20: Philip Cowley (2017 British General Election), Tim Shipman (All Out War), Tom McTague (Betting the House)

19. James O’Brien (How to Be Right)

18. Lewis Goodall (Presumed Dead), Francis Beckett (Corbyn and the Strange Revival of Labor England) and Stephen Kinnock (Spirit of Britain, Purpose of Labor)

Baroness Trumpington BONUS

17. Dan Snow (On This Day in History), Caroline Shenton (Mr. Barry’s War) and Kamal Ahmed (The Life and Times of a Very British Man)

16. Mary Portas (Work Like a Woman)

15. Barbara Hosking (Exceeding my Brief) and Stanley Underhill (Exceeding the Black Country)

14. Gyles Brandreth (Have you eaten grandma?)

13. Jeffrey Archer (Heads, You Win)

12. Andrew Roberts (Churchill: Walking with Fate) and Christopher Lee (Carrington: An Honorable Man)

11. Kate Williams (Rival Queens), Robert Hardman (Queen of the World) and Penny Junor (All the Queen’s Corgis)

10. Giles and Mary from Gogglebox (The Diary of Two Nobodies)

9. Isabel Hardman (Why We Have the Wrong Politicians), Philip Collins (Starting Over: How We Can Fix Our Broken Policies), and Tom Baldwin (Control, Alt, Delete)

8. Jeremy Thompson (Breaking News) and Mark Austin (And thanks for watching)

7. John Simpson (Midnight Moscow) and Paddy Ashdown (Nein)

BONUS Tim Tate (Hitler’s British Traitors), Robert Hutton (Agent Jack), Bernard Cornwell (Wolf War), Nick Spindler (Layman’s Guide to Space)

6. Kevin Keegan (My Life in Soccer)

BONUS Alastair Campbell (Diaries Vol 7)

5. Derek Draper (Create Space) and Max Foster (Coutology)

4. Max Hastings (Vietnam: An Epic Tragedy)

3. Sebastian Faulks (Paris Echo), Alan Johnson (In My Life) and June Bernicoff (Leo & June: Our Story)

2. Dreda Say Mitchell (Blood Secrets), Amanda Prowse (The Coordinates of Life) and Judith O’Reilly (Killing State)

1. Jacqui Smith (Honorable Ladies), Sophy Ridge (The Women Who Shaped Politics) and Gina Miller (Rise)

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Email: iain@lbc.co.uk
Twitter: @question_cross


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