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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.

His recent publications include Levels of Life and Keeping an Eye Open: Essays on Art. Barnes will publish a new novel titled The Noise of Time in January 2016.

Barnes has received several awards and honours for his writing, including the 2011 Man Booker Prize for The Sense of an Ending and in 2011 he was awarded the David Cohen Prize for Literature. Full Biography ›

FEATURED

08/2015 - Jonathan Cape announces the forthcoming publication of Julian Barnes's new novel The Noise of Time, scheduled for publication in January 2016.

08/2015 - "Julian Barnes to co-curate exhibition of painter Félix Vallotton," The Guardian, 25 August 2015. From the article: "For the exhibition, expected to open in 2019, Barnes and the RA will bring together about 70 works never before seen in the UK."

07/2015 - Julian Barnes writes on Vincent Van Gogh. "Selfie with Sunflowers," London Review of Books 37.15 (30 July 2015). A podcast of Barnes reading the essay is also available on the LRB website.

06/2015 - Julian Barnes reads from his new collection of essays Keeping an Eye Open on "Book of the Week" (BBC Radio 4)

06/2015 - Julian Barnes writes about the exclamation mark for More Intelligent Life: "Why the Exclamation Mark Is the Best".

06/2015 - Julian Barnes is a guest on The Robert Peston Interview Show (BBC Radio 4) 

Recently Published

Levels of Life by Julian Barnes

Julian Barnes's Levels of Life is about putting two things, and two people, together, and about tearing them apart. Read More ›

Julian Barnes writes about art and artists in Keeping an Eye Open: Essays on Art. Read More ›

Forthcoming

Julian Barnes's new novel The Noise of Time is scheduled for publication in January 2016. Read More ›