“JK Rowling is the sub-literary analogue of Tony Blair.”
“Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand […] has a huge reputation as a masterpiece, but I found it to be a fascist tirade about how wonderful American tycoons are in business.”
“When I was 14, I expected Mein Kampf to be really disturbing; a charismatic evil genius would have a very dynamic view of the world. But when I finally bought it, it was as interesting as reading a bus timetable.”
“A Brief History of Time by Stephen Hawking […] was unreadable and who cares, anyway? I’d heard so much about it. I borrowed a copy from a friend and tried to read it. Christ Almighty, what crap.”
and more dissings of famous books by not-quite-equally famous British people.