Iain's Book Club podcast was launched in September 2018. Each week (sometimes twice a week) Iain interviews some of the most interesting authors in the country with new books out. And there's the occasional bonus episode or an author interviews from the archives. 

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204. Iain Dale

203. Tom Gallagher

202. Tom Harper

201. Vernon Bogdanor

200. George Monbiot

199. Harry Cole & James Heale

198. Roger Mosey

197. Jeffrey Archer

196, Davd Dimbleby

195, James Schneider

194. Sir Max Hastings

193. James Macintyre

192. Nick Thomas-Symonds

191. Julia Boyd

190. Paul Gascoigne

189. Konstantin Kisin

188. Paddy Ashdown

187. Dame Joan Collins

186. Shashi Tharoor

185. Sylvie Bermann

184. Natasha Devon

183. Christian Wolmar

182. Andrea Leadsom

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 & Alice Thomson

173. Simon Woolley

172. Bill Browder

171. Giles Whittaker

170. Mark 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 Law

157. James Hanning

156. Julie Bindel

155. Amanda Prowse & Josiah Hartley

154. Geoff Hoon

153. Gyles Brandreth

152. David Owen

151. Andrew Roberts

150. Dr Hilary Jones

149. Peter & Steph Shilton

148. Fi Glover & Jane Garvey

147. Sebastian Payne

146. Carole Angier

145. Michel Barnier

144. Steve Richards

143. Ian Dunt

142. Toby Harnden

141. Lucy Fisher

140. Alex Deane

139. Duncan Brack

137. Geoff Norcott

136. Ben Rhodes & Mitchell Reiss

135. Ed Husain

134. Lord Young

133. Alastair Campbell

132. Matthew D'Ancona

131. Ivan Gibbons

130. Sir David Amess

129. Adrian Brettle

128. Rev Richard Coles

127. Kate Garraway

126. Jonathan Dimbleby

125. Sir Alan Duncan

124. hella Pick

123. Sir Anthony Seldon & Mark Garnett

122. Stephen Gethins

121. Nicky Campbell

120. Simon Heffer

119. Suzanne 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 Mohamed

101. William Dalrymple

100. David Cameron

99. Jeremy Vine

98. Daniel Finkelstein

97. Iain Dale

96. Nina Schick

95. Andrew Adonis

94. Jonathaon Porritt

93. Rachel Johnson

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

91. Fern Britton (Daughters of Cornwall)

90. Nick Timothy (Reinventing One Nation)

89. Mark Pack (Bad News)

88. Lord Ashcroft (Unfair Game)

87. A Brief Pause

86. Peter Sissons (When One Door Closes)

85. Paul Gascoigne (Glorious)

84. Michael Cashman (Autobiography)

83. Sir Anthony Seldon (May at Ten)

82. Richard Bradford (Orwell: A Man for our Times)

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 (Honourable Ladies Vol 2)

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

76. Asa Bennett (Romanifesto)

75. Dorothy Byrne (Trust me, I'm not a Politician)

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

73. Mark Bright (My Story)

72. Douglas Murray (Madness of Crowds)

BONUS. Naomi Klein (On Fire)

71. Charles Moore (Herself Alone)

70. Leo McKinstrey (Attlee & Churchill: Allies in War, Adversaries in Peace)

69. Matthew Stadlen (How to See Birds)

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

67. Jonathan Rugman (The Killing in the Consulate)

66. Patrick Kidd (The Weak are a Long Time in Politics)

65. Jason Webster (Violencia - A New History of Spain: Past, Present and the Future of the West)

64. Tim Bale (Footsoldiers - Political Party Membership in the 21st Century)

63. Simon Heffer (Staring at God - Britain in the Great War)

62. Alexander Lebedev (Hunting the Banker - The Confessions of a Russian ex-Oligarch)

61. Gyles Brandreth (Dancing by the Light of the Moon)

60. Jeffrey Archer (Nothing Ventured)

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

58. Matthew Syed (Rebel 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 & Why it Matters)

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

50. Kirsty Wark (The House by the Loch)

49. Talat Ahmed & Kavita Puri (Mohandas Ghandi & Partition Voices

BONUS: Lord Maurice Glasman

48. Peter Riddell (15 Minutes of Power)

47. Sir Ian Kennedy (Clearing Up the Mess)

46. Ayesha Hazarika & Tom Hamilton (Punch & Judy Politics)

45. Tom Bradby (Secret Service)

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

44. Peter Caddick-Adams (Sand & Stone)

43. Jacob Rees-Mogg (The Victorians)

42. Camilla Cavendish (Extra Time)

41. David Laws (Who Killed Lord Kitchener)

40. Paul Mason (Clear Bright Future)

39. Tim Bouverie (Appeasement) 

38. Emily Maitlis (Airhead)   

37. Ben Elton (Identity Crisis)

36. Anita Anand (The Patient Assassin)

35. Damian Barr (You Will Be Safe Here)

34. Chris Mullin (The Friends of Harry Perkins

33. Katie Price & Fern Britton

32. Robin Renwick (Not Quite a Diplomat)

31. Rachel Reeves (Women of Westminster)

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 city 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 his Fate)

24. Johann Hari (The Lost Connection)

BONUS Joan Rivers

23. General Stanley McChrystal (Leaders)

BONUS Best of 2018

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

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

BONUS Mark Urban (The Skripal Files)

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

19. James O'Brien (How to be Right)

18. Lewis Goodall (Left for Dead), Francis Beckett (Corbyn & the Strange Rebirth of Labour England) & Stephen Kinnock (Spirit of Britain, Purpose of Labour)

BONUS Baroness Trumpington

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

16. Mary Portas (Work Like a Woman)

15. Barbara Hosking (Exceeding my Brief) & Stanley Underhill (Coming out of the Black Country)

14. Gyles Brandreth (Have you eaten Grandma)

13. Jeffrey Archer (Heads you Win)

12. Andrew Roberts (Churchill: Walking with Destiny) & Christopher Lee (Carrington: An Honourable Man)

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

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

9. Isabel Hardman (Why we get the Wrong Politicians), Philip Collins (Start Again: How we can fix our Broken Politics) & Tom Baldwin (Control, Alt, Delete)

8. Jeremy Thompson (Breaking News) & Mark Austin (And Thank You For Watching)

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

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

6. Kevin Keegan (My Life in Football)

BONUS Alastair Campbell (Diaries Vol 7)

5. Derek Draper (Create Space) & Max Foster (Cloutology) 

4. Max Hastings (Vietnam: An Epic Tragedy)

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

2. Dreda Say Mitchell (Blood Secrets), Amanda Prowse (The Co-ordinates of Life) & Judith O'Reilly (Killing State)

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

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