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Julian Barnes © Alan Edwards

Julian Barnes © Alan Edwards

Julian Barnes is the author of several books of stories, essays, a translation of Alphonse Daudet's In the Land of Pain, and numerous novels, including the 2011 Man Booker Prize winning novel The Sense of an Ending and the acclaimed The Noise of Time. His other recent publications include Levels of Life and Keeping an Eye Open: Essays on Art.

His new novel The Only Story is available in the UK, US, and Canada.

Barnes has received several awards and honours for his writing, including the David Cohen Prize for Literature in 2011. Full Biography ›

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May 2018 - Julian Barnes appears on the Men in Blazers Podcast to discuss his new novel and sports (recorded in April 2018).

19 May 2018 - "Julian Barnes on William Trevor's Final Stories - A Master of the Short Form." The Guardian [Julian Barnes reviews Trevor's Last Stories].

26 April 2018 - 'Not in a Box,' London Review of Books, vol. 40, no. 8, pp. 8-9. [Barnes on Mary Cassatt, une impressioniste americaine a Paris Musée Jacquemart-André, Paris, until 23 July]

3 April 2018 - (Interview) - 'Julian Barnes Q&A: “I might have made a useful priest, perhaps in rural France”,' The New Statesman.

11 February 2018 - The Only Story reaches #1 in the NRC Handelsblad top 10.

29 Jan. 2018 - Interview - Rachel Cooke. "Julian Barnes: ‘Flaubert could have written a great novel about contemporary America’." The Guardian. ["The writer discusses his latest novel, the demands of modern readers and his fondness for unusual books."]

4 January 2018 - "Humph, He, Ha", London Review of Books, vol. 40, no. 1, pp. 11-13 [Julian Barnes on Degas; Degas: A Passion for Perfection (Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge), Degas Danse Dessin: Hommage à Degas avec Paul Valéry (Musée d’Orsay), Drawn in Colour: Degas from the Burrell (National Gallery, London), Degas and His Model by Alice Michel, translated by Jeff Nagy]

10 September 2016 - Julian Barnes Bibliography Project: The Julian Barnes Website announces the development of a new online bibliography of Julian Barnes publications. This multi-year project will feature a searchable blog of first editions, proofs, translations, and various rare ephemeral items. Visit the Julian Barnes Bibliography to view the latest additions.

Tattoo of Julian Barnes quote courtesy of Sarah Malley
Tattoo of Julian Barnes quote courtesy of Sarah Malley

Julian Barnes Bibliography

The Julian Barnes Website announces the development of a new online bibliography of Julian Barnes publications. This multi-year project will feature a searchable blog of first editions, proofs, translations, and various rare ephemeral items. Visit the Julian Barnes Bibliography to view the latest additions.

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The Only Story by Julian Barnes

The Only Story is now available from Alfred A. Knopf. Read More

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The Only Story by Julian Barnes

The Only Story is published in the UK by Jonathan Cape. Read More

The Noise of Time by Julian Barnes

Julian Barnes's novel The Noise of Time. Available in paperback from Vintage. Read More