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Philip Mansel: King of the World

In this week’s Book Club podcast, my guest is the historian Philip Mansel. We talk about...

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Andrea Elliott: Invisible Child

In this week's Book Club podcast I'm joined by the New York Times's Andrea Elliott, who won the...

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China Miéville: A Spectre, Haunting: On The Communist Manifesto

In this week’s Book Club podcast, I’m joined by the writer China Miéville to talk...

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Daniel Kahneman and Olivier Sibony: Noise

My guests in this week's Book Club podcast are Daniel Kahneman and Olivier Sibony, co-authors...

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William Leith: Finding My Father

My guest in the Book Club podcast this week is my namesake (but no relation) William Leith...

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Wendy K. Pirsig: On Quality – Robert M. Pirsig

In this week's Book Club podcast, I'm talking to Wendy K Pirsig – widow of Robert M Pirsig,...

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Caroline Frost: Carry On Regardless

In this week's Book Club podcast, my guest is Caroline Frost, author of the new Carry On...

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Simon Kuper: How a Tiny Caste of Oxford Tories Took Over the UK

My guest in this week's Book Club podcast is the writer Simon Kuper, whose new book –...

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Stephen Dodd: Beautiful Star – Yukio Mishima

In this week's Book Club podcast, our subject is the Japanese writer Yukio Mishima - whose novel...

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Gideon Rachman: The Age of the Strongman

My guest in this week’s Book Club podcast is the FT’s foreign affairs columnist...

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Felipe Fernández-Armesto: Beyond the Myth of Magellan

In this week’s Book Club podcast, my guest is the historian Felipe Fernández-Armesto. 500...

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Helen Bond and Joan Taylor: Women Remembered

In this week's Book Club podcast, we ask: did the chroniclers of the early Church cover up...

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Francis Fukuyama: Liberalism and its Discontents

In this week’s Book Club podcast I’m joined by Francis Fukuyama to talk about his new...

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Colm Toibin: Vinegar Hill

My guest in this week’s Book Club podcast is Colm Toibin. Best known as a novelist,...

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Tom Burgis: Kleptopia

In this week's Book Club podcast, I'm talking to the investigative reporter Tom Burgis –...

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Christopher de Bellaigue: The Lion House

In this week’s Book Club podcast, I’m joined by the historian Christopher de...

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The centenary of literary Modernism

In this week's Book Club podcast, we're going back 100 years to 1922 – the year which is...

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Anna Keay: The Restless Republic

My guest in this week's Book Club podcast is the historian Anna Keay. In her new book The...

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The centenary of Kerouac

This year marks the centenary of the birth of Jack Kerouac. As Penguin publishes a lavish new...

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Philip Oltermann: The Stasi Poetry Circle

My guest in this week's Book Club podcast is Philip Oltermann, whose new book The Stasi Poetry...

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