New Statesman debate at Cambridge Literary Festival

New Statesman debate at Cambridge Literary Festival

The historian David Kynaston has written some of the most readable and most read books of the past fifteen years. His ‘New Jerusalem’ series set out to describe Britain between Attlee coming to power in 1945 and Thatcher’s election in 1979. The fourth volume, ‘A...
New Statesman debate at Cambridge Literary Festival

New Statesman debate at Cambridge Literary Festival

The NS debate is a regular feature of the Cambridge Literary Festival. I was pleased to join Andrew Marr and Simon Woolley in opposing the morion: ‘This house believes the Labour Party is not bold enough to fix Britain’ Those arguing for the motion in the Cambridge...
Interview with Paul McKenna

Interview with Paul McKenna

An Interview with Paul McKenna, you listen to this podcast here: https://www.listennotes.com/podcasts/paul-mckennas/116-alan-johnson-LQ_0TPXWnJH/ ABOUT THIS EPISODE My guest today is a former UK Education Secretary, Health Secretary and Home Secretary. He is an...
Behind the Spine Podcast

Behind the Spine Podcast

Alan was recently interviewed by Mark Heywood, founder of Ink Jockey for the ‘Behind the Spine Podcast’. You can listen to it here: https://www.behindthespine.co.uk/e/alan-johnson/ In this episode, you will learn: Why it can be useful to write fictional...