Julian Barnes (born January 1946) is a British writer. He won the Man Booker Prize in 2011 with The Sense of an Ending, having been previously shortlisted three times.
Books by Julian Barnes
Arthur & George
by Julian Barnes
Shortlisted for the 2005 Booker Prize
The Sense of an Ending: A Novel
by Julian Barnes
Winner of the 2011 Man Booker Prize
“A haunting story that centres on the suicide of a schoolboy, who leaves a note pronouncing that a person ‘has a philosophical duty to examine the nature of their life, and may then choose to renounce it.” Read more...
Very Short Books You Can Read In A Day
Cal Flyn, Journalist
“This is a very funny short book about a man who becomes obsessed with his girlfriend’s sexual past. It’s about how intense jealousy can be. People think they can cope with a lover’s past history but really there is always a struggle. His look at human nature is disturbing.” Read more...
The best books on Enduring Love
Riz Khan, Journalist
Interviews where books by Julian Barnes were recommended
The best books on Enduring Love, recommended by Riz Khan
Television presenter Riz Khan chooses books on enduring love. Wuthering Heights, Remains of the Day, John Irving and Julian Barnes all make the list
Very Short Books You Can Read In A Day, recommended by Cal Flyn
Talked a lot of big talk about writing that novel in lockdown, or repainting the house? Us too. When it came down to it, many of us have felt too frantic to take on big projects – and that goes for our reading lives too. Here, Five Books deputy editor Cal Flyn recommends some very short books that might be read over the course of a day or, being small and easily surmountable, might just break a reading drought.
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