Writers Putting a Full Stop to Torture. | Event Programme (Freedom from Torture, 2014)


Notes on this item: Event programme for “Writers Putting a Full Stop to Torture,” an event in support of Freedom from Torture, 20 November 2014. Stapled programme. 21 x 14.8 cm.

Julian Barnes headlined the event with a reading, but authors also auctioned various, unique items, such as being named in a future work by an author. Featured in the photos are the entries for Julian Barnes and Ian McEwan.

Writers Putting a Full Stop to Torture. | Promotional Flyer (Freedom from Torture, 2014)


Notes on this item: Promotional flyer promoting “Writers Putting a Full Stop to Torture,” an event in support of Freedom from Torture, 20 November 2014. Julian Barnes headlined the event with a reading. 21 x 14.8 cm.

Arthur & George | Promotional Material (Alfred A. Knopf, 2005)


Notes on this item: Folder from Alfred A. Knopf containing loose sheets of paper (promotional material) announcing Julian Barnes’s novel Arthur & George. Letter accompanying the promotional material is dated December 2005.

Promotional Brochure for Rejacketed Paperbacks (Picador, 2005)


Notes on this item: Promotional pamphlet for rejacketed Picador paperbacks, 2005. 29.7 x 21 cm.

When Picador published the first U.K. paperback of Julian Barnes’s The Lemon Table, they also reissued their backlog of Barnes’s titles with new cover art. This brochure publicizes the new cover art.

The Sense of an Ending | Postcard (Jonathan Cape, 2011; 2nd State)


Notes on this item: Promotional postcard for The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes. Created by Jonathan Cape in 2011.

Julian Barnes has written to the back of the postcard indicating this is the “2nd State” postcard. The first state postcard was dated 29 November 2011.

The Sense of an Ending | Postcard (Jonathan Cape, 2011; 1st State)


Notes on this item: Promotional postcard for The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes. Created by Jonathan Cape in 2011.

Julian Barnes has written to the back of the postcard indicating this is the “1st State” (dated 29 November 2011).

Cryptic Crossword No. 24,901 (Guardian, 7 January 2010)


Notes on this item: Cryptic Crossword No. 24,901.  The Guardian, 7 January 2010.

The crossword pictured here was completed by Julian Barnes himself prior to being sent to his bibliographer. The puzzle features numerous answers based on Julian Barnes, his writings, and his interests (e.g. Flaubert, etc.).

To complete the crossword, please visit The Guardian website: https://www.theguardian.com/crosswords/cryptic/24901

Dan Kavanagh Photo | Rate Card (London Review of Books, 1989)


Notes on this item: Dan Kavanagh Photo. Advertisement Rate Card, London Review of Books, 1989. 20.9 x 14.8 cm.

This London Review of Books advertisement rate card features a photo of Dan Kavanagh (Julian Barnes’s pseudonym) by Tim O’Sullivan.

Julian Barnes and the European Tradition | Conference Program (Liverpool, 2008)


Notes on this item: Julian Barnes and the European Tradition. Conference Program, Liverpool Hope University, 14 and 15 June 2008. 2 sheets of A4 paper folded to 4 sheets. 21 x 14.9 cm.

Julian Barnes conference organized by Sebastian Groes and Sean Matthews. Speakers included John Mullan, Vanessa Guignery, Peter Childs, Merritt Moseley, Sean Matthews, and Amanda Hopkinson.

Het tumult van de tijd | The Noise of Time (Atlas, 2016; Promotional Poster)


Notes on this item: Promotional poster for Het tumult van de tijd | The Noise of Time issued by Atlas in 2016. Julian Barnes traveled to several bookstores to promote the Dutch edition of his novel, and this poster was taken from one of the bookstores. 38.5 x 27.3 cm. (Dutch).