Why Is This Lying Bastard Lying to Me?: Searching for the Truth on Political Tv

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A deliciously irreverent and humorous insider’s account of 25 years working at the very top of British political television

‘What Rob Burley doesn't know about political interviewing isn't worth knowing’ – Andrew Neil

‘A delicious read’ – Emily Maitlis

'He writes beautifully' – Jeremy Paxman

'Very funny’ – Steve Coogan

'An excellent book' – James O'Brien

'He writes brilliantly' – Adam Buxton

Why Is This Lying Bastard Lying to Me? is a deliciously irreverent insider’s account of a career spent trying to get straight answers from politicians, offering a unique insight into the British political class during a time when no one appears to be telling the truth.

This book is Rob Burley’s love letter to the political interview and, with the help of exclusive conversations with TV giants from Jeremy Paxman and Andrew Neil to Andrew Marr and Emily Maitlis, it will take you inside the process like never before.

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