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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 Keeping an Eye Open: Essays on Art and The Only Story.

His most recent book The Man in the Red Coat was published in the UK in 2019 and in the US in 2020.

Barnes has received several awards and honours for his writing, including the David Cohen Prize for Literature in 2011.
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23 April 2020 - Martin Gelin, "Julian Barnes's Anti-Brexit Belle Époque," Los Angeles Review of Books.

16 April 2020 - "Julian Barnes Tells His Neighbor Rachel Whiteread What Pisses Him Off About Grief" Interview Magazine.

2 April 2020 - "Robespierre's Chamber Pot" London Review of Books, vol. 42, no. 7. [Julian Barnes on Modern Art by J.K. Huysmans, translated by Brendan King.]

Julian Barnes from the Margins: Exploring the Writer's Archives - Vanessa Guignery
Julian Barnes from the Margins by Vanessa Guignery Vanessa Guignery publishes Julian Barnes from the Margins: Exploring the Writer's Archives. It's a fascinating work of scholarship about Julian Barnes's creative process that Barnes himself read in draft and commented on prior to publication. Guignery taps her vast knowledge of Barnes's work to uncover delightful surprises from the rich archive of materials held at the Harry Ransom Center. In doing so, she creates a lasting and unique study of the author, his writing, and his creativity. Guignery firmly establishes herself as the world's foremost expert on Barnes's writing with a book like no other written on the author.

31 January 2020 - Julian Barnes bids farewell to the European Union. Published in Dutch, Italian, German, and French.

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 an 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.

Published by Alfred A. Knopf in February 2020

The Man in the Red Coat by Julian Barnes

The Man in the Red Coat was published by Jonathan Cape in November 2019, Alfred A. Knopf in February 2020, and Random House Canada in February 2020.
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The Only Story by Julian Barnes

Julian Barnes's novel The Only Story. Available in paperback from Vintage or Vintage International.
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