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 newly published The Noise of Time.

His other recent publications include Levels of Life and Keeping an Eye Open: Essays on Art.

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


05/25/16 - Julian Barnes discusses Leicester City and his new novel The Noise of Time with Charlie Rose.

05/06/16 - "My Stupid Leicester City Love." The Guardian, 6 May 2016. [Julian Barnes - Leicester fan of more than six decades – on why Premier League triumph means we are all Foxes now].

03/18/16 - "Julian Barnes remembers his friend Anita Brookner: ‘There was no one remotely like her’." The Guardian, 18 March 2016.

03/17/16 - Russia and the Arts: Julian Barnes, Roxana Silbert and Suhayla El-Bushra. BBC Radio 3, 17 March 2016 [audio].

03/05/16 - Barnes, Julian. "My Mother Before I Knew Her." The Guardian, 5 March 2016.

Kathleen Scoltock, Mother of Julian Barnes

01/30/16 - Barnes, Julian. "My hero: Dmitri Shostakovich." The Guardian, 30 January 2016.

01/29/16 - "Julian Barnes on his new book, no platforming and more." BBC Newsnight, 29 January 2016 [7:39 minutes].

01/28/16 - "Interview: Julian Barnes in conversation with his long-term designer Suzanne Dean." Vintage Podcast.

01/22/16 - "Lunch with the FT: Julian Barnes" [Interview with Caroline Daniel]. Financial Times, 22 January 2016.

12/2015 - 'The Real Thing,' London Review of Books 37.24, 17 December 2015. [Registration required for full text; Review of Splendeurs et misères: Images de la prostitution 1850-1910, Musée d’Orsay until 17 January 2016; Elisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun, Grand Palais until 11 January 2016, Metropolitan Museum of Art from 9 February to 15 May 2016.]

Recently Published

The Noise of Time by Julian Barnes

Julian Barnes's new novel is The Noise of Time. Read More

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