Secret Author

The Secret Author is a former Professor of English and Creative Writing at a leading British university

Leave literary reviews to reviewers rather than score-settling academics

Bereft of God and middle class values, authors are left with identity politics

The hip young authors who write about their greatest obsession – themselves

The Amis/Barnes/McEwan generation have dominated the book scene for too long

Literary reputations are made and broken by a self-appointed clique of bien pensant liberal intellectuals