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Julian Barnes

Review Essay on "Levels of Life" by Julian Barnes

Robert D. Stolorow | Posted 10.21.2014 | Books
Robert D. Stolorow

The friend who gave me the book knew that I had been investigating and writing about the phenomenology of traumatic loss since the death of my late wife in February of 1991 shattered my world.

The Goldfinch and the Art of Reading

Dora Levy Mossanen | Posted 03.24.2014 | Books
Dora Levy Mossanen

Ah! The joys and tribulations of being surrounded by stacks of books at my bedside, my husband's bedside, books tucked into every available nook and cranny, piled high on every tabletop and stacked double on every shelf, making it impossible to navigate around safely.

The Book We're Talking About

Posted 09.24.2013 | Books

"Levels of Life" by Julian Barnes Knopf, $22.95 Published September 24th, 2013 What is it about? Barnes's book about the grief he experienced af...

PHOTOS: What Famous Authors Wrote In Their Books

Posted 05.15.2013 | Books

What do famous authors think when they look back at their earlier books? The English branch of PEN, the international writers' organization that promo...

Meeting Julian Barnes

Alina Kulesh | Posted 11.25.2012 | Books
Alina Kulesh

While reading The Sense of an Ending, you too, like Tony -- the protagonist -- will peel layers and layers of your life, despite your young or old age, in attempts of finding the lie in the truth and the truth in the lie.

Julian Barnes, E.M. Forster, and the Message of the Unreliable Narrator

Nina Sankovitch | Posted 02.20.2012 | Books
Nina Sankovitch

What does an unreliable narrator tell us about ourselves?

13 Quick Airplane Reads

Madeleine Crum | Posted 11.21.2011 | Books

If you're anything like the rest of the country, you'll be spending Thanksgiving in your hometown, happily surrounded by family and food. The only thi...

The Winner Of The Booker Prize 2011 Is...

Posted 12.18.2011 | Books

The Man Booker Prize 2011 was awarded to "The Sense Of An Ending" by Julian Barnes. British gambling institutions will be the most upset by the dec...

The Booker Prize Announcement - LIVEBLOG

Posted 12.18.2011 | Books

Join the Books Editor Andrew Losowsky as he waits for the big announcement. Tweet comments at @huffpostbooks, email books@huffingtonpost.com or leave ...

Andrew Losowsky

Our Review Of The Booker Prize Shortlist

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrew Losowsky | Posted 12.16.2011 | Books

Thrice-shortlisted author Julian Barnes is the favorite among gamblers to win the Man Booker Prize 2011. But is his the best book on the shortlist...

Booker Prize Shortlist Contains Some Surprises

Posted 11.06.2011 | Books

The shortlist for The Man Booker Prize 2011 has just been announced. According to British sportsbook company Ladbrokes, the favorite is clearly Julian...

Book Review Roundup: A Portrait Of India And A Dissection Of A Novel That Changed The Course Of History

Posted 08.20.2011 | Books

"The Secret Knowledge On the Dismantling of American Culture" by David Mamet New York Times This is an extraordinarily irritating book, written ...

Martin Amis And Agent Andrew Wylie Force Cancellation Of Biography

The Australian | Richard Brooks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

MARTIN Amis has bared his teeth and chewed up a book that threatened to intrude on certain aspects of his private life. Small independent publisher...