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James Heale and Sebastian Payne: Out of the Blue and The Fall of Boris Johnson

In today's Book Club, Sam Leith talks to James Heale and Sebastian Payne about their new...

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Edward Mendelson: Complete Poems of W H Auden

My guest in this week’s Book Club podcast is Edward Mendelson, who with the publication of...

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Christopher de Hamel: The Posthumous Papers of the Manuscripts Club

My guest in this week's Book Club Podcast is Christopher de Hamel, author of the new The...

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Ian Rankin: A Heart Full of Headstones

This week’s Book Club podcast is a live special, recorded at this year’s inaugural...

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Andrey Kurkov: Diary of an Invasion

My guest on this week's Book Club podcast is the Ukrainian novelist Andrey Kurkov – who has...

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Matt Lodder: Painted People

My guest in this week’s Book Club podcast is the art historian Dr Matt Lodder, whose new...

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Al Murray: Command

My guest on this week's podcast is best known as a stand-up comic, and co-host of the hit second...

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Peter Stothard: Crassus

My guest on this week’s Book Club podcast is Peter Stothard, whose new book Crassus: The...

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Lawrence Freedman: Command

In this week's Book Club podcast my guest is the doyen of war studies, Lawrence Freedman. His new...

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Rediscovering Josephine Tey

On this week’s Book Club podcast we’re talking about the best crime writer...

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A.M. Homes: The Unfolding

My guest on this week’s Book Club podcast is A. M. Homes. She talks about her new novel The...

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Ian McEwan: Lessons

My guest in this week’s Book Club is Ian McEwan – whose latest novel Lessons draws on...

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Francis Fukuyama: Liberalism and its Discontents

This week we spotlight our most popular episode of the last year, Sam's conversation with Francis...

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Salman Rushdie: Quichotte

This week Sam is on holiday, so we have taken the opportunity to repost his conversation with Sir...

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Rhodri Jeffreys-Jones: A Question of Standing

My guest on this week's Book Club podcast is Rhodri Jeffreys-Jones – whose new book A...

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Andrea Wulf: Magnificent Rebels

In this week's Book Club podcast, I'm joined by Andrea Wulf to talk about the birth of...

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Chloë Ashby: Colours of Art

My guest in this week’s Book Club podcast is the critic, novelist and art historian Chloë...

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Anne Weber: Epic Annette

My guest in this week’s Book Club podcast is Anne Weber, author of Epic Annette: A...

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Allan Mallinson: The Shape of Battle

My guest in this week’s Book Club podcast is the historian, novelist and former Army...

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Kavita Puri: Partition Voices

My guest in this week’s Book Club podcast is Kavita Puri, whose book Partition Voices...

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