The Book Club

    Marie Le Conte: Honourable Misfits

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    Sam Leith

    My guest in this week’s Book Club podcast is the political journalist Marie Le Conte, whose new book is

    Honourable Misfits: A Brief History of Britain's Weirdest, Unluckiest and Most Outrageous MPs. She introduces us to some of the dishonourable members of the past, and explains why - despite what we may think - in terms of our present day crop of MPs we may, actually, never have had it so good…