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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 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

Chapter 58 : Matthew Syed

9/10/2019
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Iain's guest this week is Matthew Syed who you may know better as 'The Ping Pong Guy' from his popular podcast with Robbie Savage and Freddie Flintoff. He's here to discuss his new book 'Rebel Ideas: The Power of Diverse Thinking'. 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:00:36:58

Chapter 57 : Edward Stourton and Lode Desmet

9/6/2019
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This week's guest are Edward Stourton and Lode Desmet and they're talking about their book 'Blind Man's Brexit: How the EU Took Control of Brexit' which was adapted from a documentary. 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:00:43:43

Chapter 56 : Steve Richards

8/30/2019
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Iain's old friend Steve Richards is here to talk about his book 'The Prime Ministers: Reflections on Leadership from Wilson to May'. A landmark history of the men and women who have defined the UK's role in the modern world - and what makes them special - by a seasoned political journalist. 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...

Duration:00:49:33

Chapter 55 : Jack Brown

8/23/2019
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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:00:32:12

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