Chapter 21 : Pete May, Brian Williams & Robert BanksIain Dale’s Book Club add
This week's chapter focuses on one of Iain's main loves, West Ham United. 3 authors, all with books about the Hammers. This is a real treat for fans of the Claret and Blue.
Pete May's book is Goodbye To Boleyn: West Ham's Final Season at Upton Park and the Big Kick-off at Stratford.
Brian Williams' book is Home From Home: A West Ham Supporter's Struggle to Reach the Next Level.
Robert Bank's book is An Irrational Hatred of Everything: My Continuing Odyssey as a West Ham Fan 2003-2018.
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Chapter 20 : Philip Cowley, Tim Shipman & Tom McTagueIain Dale’s Book Club add
This Chapter of the Book Club is all about the General election of 2017, it's one for the Politics geeks!
Philip Cowley's book is The British General Election of 2017.
Tim Shipman's book is Fall Out: A Year of Political Mayhem.
Tim Ross' book is Betting the House: The Inside Story of the 2017 Election.
Chapter 19 : James O'BrienIain Dale’s Book Club add
This chapter of the Book Club is one that people have been waiting years to hear. For the first time, Iain Dale sits down with his LBC colleague James O'Brien. They discuss all things about his book 'How To Be Right: … in a world gone wrong', his life and career and they couldn't help it but touch on Brexit too. This episode is essential listening for LBC fans.
Chapter 18 : Lewis Goodall, Stephen Kinnock & Francis BeckettIain Dale’s Book Club add
An all Labour Line-up on this chapter of the book club.
Lewis Goodall's book is Left for Dead?: The Strange Death and Rebirth of the Labour Party.
Francis Beckett's book is co-written with Mark Seddon and is entitled Jeremy Corbyn and the Strange Rebirth of Labour England
Stephen Kinnock's book is free from his website and is called Spirit of Britain, Purpose of Labour'.
BONUS : Baroness TrumpingtonIain Dale’s Book Club add
Welcome to this bonus chapter of the Book Club, this interview was first broadcast on LBC in July 2014. Here, Iain is in conversation with Baroness Trumpington, who sadly passed away this week. In 2014 she published 'Coming Up Trumps: A Memoir' and Iain had the chance to talk through her fascinating life.
Chapter 17 : Dan Snow, Caroline Shenton & Kamal AhmedIain Dale’s Book Club add
Dan Snow's book is On This Day in History, it brings to life a key event that happened on each day of the year.
Caroline Shenton's book The Day Parliament Burned Down, tells the gripping story of the fire over the course of one fateful day and night.
Kamal Ahmed's book is The Life and Times of a Very British Man. A revealing, honest and often comic coming-of-age story about growing up in 1970s Britain on the boundaries of race.
Chapter 15 : Barbara Hosking and Stanley UnderhillIain Dale’s Book Club add
This chapter of the Book Club is a special one, 2 guests, both over 90 years old, both homosexual but with very different experiences growing up.
Barbara Hosking's book is called 'Exceeding My Brief: Memoirs of a Disobedient Civil Servant' and Stanley Underhill's book is 'Coming out of the Black Country'.
Chapter 14 : Gyles BrandrethIain Dale’s Book Club add
This chapter of the book club is a real treat, over an hour's conversation with grammar guru, Gyles Brandreth. He's here to chat about his new book 'Have You Eaten Grandma?' his definitive (and hilarious) guide to punctuation, spelling, and good English for the twenty-first century.
Chapter 12 : Andrew Roberts and Christopher LeeIain Dale’s Book Club add
This edition of the Book Club features two fascinating political biographies.
Andrew Roberts - Churchill: Walking with Destiny
Christopher Lee - Carrington: An Honourable Man
Chapter 11 : Kate Williams, Robert Hardman & Penny JunorIain Dale’s Book Club add
This Chapter of the Book Club features a trio of Royal watchers and commentators.
Kate Williams - Rival Queens - The Betrayal of Mary Queen of Scots
Robert Hardman - Queen of the World
Penny Junor - All The Queen's Corgis: Corgis, dorgis and gundogs: The story of Elizabeth II and her most faithful companions.
Chapter 10 : Giles and Mary from GoggleboxIain Dale’s Book Club add
You can't say we don't give you variety on the Book Club! In this chapter, Iain chats to Gogglebox stars Giles and Mary. This is a fascinating conversation about their book 'The Diary of Two Nobodies'.
Chapter 9 : Isabel Hardman, Philip Collins & Tom BaldwinIain Dale’s Book Club add
Whats wrong with our political system, our media and how do we put it right?
Isabel Hardman's book is 'Why We Get the Wrong Politicians'. Philip Collins' book is called 'Start Again - How We Can Fix Our Broken Politics'. Finally, Tom Baldwin's book is 'Ctrl Alt Delete: How Politics and the Media Crashed Our Democracy'.
Chapter 8 : Jeremy Thompson and Mark AustinIain Dale’s Book Club add
Mark Austin and Jeremy Thompson are this week's guests on the Book Club. Mark's book is called 'And Thank You For Watching: A Memoir'. Jeremy's book is called 'Breaking News: An Autobiography'.
Chapter 7 : John Simpson and Paddy AshdownIain Dale’s Book Club add
This Week on the Book Club, Iain chats to two brilliant authors, one from the world of Politics and one from the world of News. First up, Paddy Ashdown. His new book is called Nein!: Standing up to Hitler 1935–1944. Also on the show, John Simpson has written a novel called Moscow, Midnight.
BONUS : Tim Tate, Robert Hutton, Bernard Cornwell & Nick SpindlerIain Dale’s Book Club add
In this bonus episode of the book club, Iain chats to 4 authors. Tim Tate has written a book called 'Hitler’s British Traitors: The Secret History of Spies, Saboteurs and Fifth Columnists'. Robert Hutton's book is called 'Agent Jack: The True Story of MI5's Secret Nazi Hunter'.
Bernard Cornwell has just written the 11th book in his Last Kingdom series - 'War of the Wolf'. Nick Spindler's first book is 'A Layman's Guide to Space, Time, The Universe and Other Unbelievable Stuff'.
Chapter 6 : Kevin KeeganIain Dale’s Book Club add
This week, Iain chats to two-time European Footballer of the Year, Kevin Keegan who has just released his Autobiography - My Life In Football. During his career, he was a key player for Liverpool who went on to manage, among others, Newcastle and the England National team.
Chapter 5 : Derek Draper and Max FosterIain Dale’s Book Club add
Iain chats to Derek Draper, former advisor to Peter Mandelson and Gordon Brown turned psychotherapist about his new book 'Create Space: How to Manage Time, and Find Focus, Productivity and Success'. CNN Anchor, Max Foster is also on the podcast to talk about his new book 'It's All About Clout'.