For example we have the sentence of the year:
In an attempt to breathe life back into the traditional pillars of the economy, the coffin of classical liberalism was nailed shut.That's Richard Holmes, getting himself almost as confused in his metaphors as was the famous Sir Boyle Roche.
Then there's more about Terry McMillan's failure to notice that her husband was gay; and there's Margaret Drabble ticking off her husband, in public, for spelling Joyce Cary's name wrong. (Michael Holroyd stuck an e in there. Good grief, the chap ought to be shot.) And more.