“Gardeners’ World” (Zoetrope, Winter 2010)


Notes on this item: Julian Barnes. “Gardeners’ World.” Zoetrope: All-Story, vol. 14, no. 4, Winter 2010: 50-65.

Julian Barnes’s short story was later published in Pulse.

Floreat Magdalena (Issue 11, 2012)


Notes on this item: Matthew d’Ancona. “Julian Barnes: The Sense of an Ending.” Floreat Magdalena: The Magazine for Magdalen Members, Issue 11, 2012. Pp. 8-9.

Upon winning the 2011 Man Booker Prize, Floreat Magdalena published a short profile on Julian Barnes. The text of the article has been blurred for copyright reasons.

Areté Magazine | “I Remember” (Issue 23: Summer/Autumn 2007)


Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. “I Remember.” Areté Magazine, Issue 23 (Summer/Autumn 2007): [55]-58. Areté Magazine is edited by Craig Raine.

Julian Barnes offers remembrances on death, funerals, and grief.

Areté Magazine | “In the Land of Pain” (Issue 8: Spring/Summer 2002)


Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes and Alphonse Daudet. “In the Land of Pain.” Areté Magazine, Issue 8 (Spring/Summer 2002): [5]-15. Barnes’s contributes his “A Note on Syphilis” from his translation of Alphonse Daudet’s In the Land of Pain. Areté Magazine is edited by Craig Raine.

“Julian Barnes on Books” (Slightly Soiled, 1986)


Notes on this edition: “Julian Barnes on Books.” Slightly Soiled, Issue 3/4, December 1986. Pp. 15-16.

Julian Barnes has written several times on book collecting, but this essay represents one of his earlier approaches to the topic. Inscribed to his bibliographer.

“Unbefugtes Betreten” | “Trespass” (Häuptling Eigener Herd, 2009)


Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. “Unbefugtes Betreten” | “Trespass”.  Häuptling Eigener Herd, no. 39, July 2009. Edited by Vincent Klink. Translated by Thomas Bodmer. (German).

“Der fremde Nabi: Félix Vallotton” (Blau, April 2016)


Notes on this item: Julian Barnes. “Der fremde Nabi: Félix Vallotton.” Blau, no. 10, April 2016. Pp. 30-43. Translated by Thomas Bodmer. (German).

“The Salinger Affair” (London Review of Books, 1988)


Notes on this item: Julian Barnes. “The Salinger Affair.” London Review of Books, vol. 10, no. 19, 27 October 1988: 3-5.

Julian Barnes reviews In Search of J. D. Salinger by Ian Hamilton. Barnes’s review caused problems in his relationship with Hamilton, but the two later maintained their friendship. This copy is signed by Julian Barnes and was purchased from the Estate of Rolland Comstock.

“The Spying Game” (Sunday Times, 6 July 1997)


Notes on this item: Julian Barnes. “The Spying Game.” The Sunday Times, 6 July 1997: 1-2.

Julian Barnes reviews The File: A Personal History by Timothy Garton Ash. This copy is signed by Julian Barnes and was purchased from the Estate of Rolland Comstock.

“Fair Treatment for the Belgian Sex Maniac” (Literary Review, April 1992)


Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. “Fair Treatment for the Belgian Sex Maniac.” Literary Review, April 1992: 4-6.

Julian Barnes writes about Georges Simenon in a review of The Man Who Wasn’t Maigret: A Portrait of Georges Simenon by Patrick Marnham. The essay was later published as “The Pouncer” in Something to Declare.

This copy of the journal is signed by Julian Barnes and was purchased from the Estate of Rolland Comstock.