“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.

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.

Arthur & George | Unbound Proof (Jonathan Cape, 2005)

Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. Arthur & George. London: Jonathan Cape, 2005. Pp. 360. 29.7 x 21 cm.

Unbound proof of the Jonathan Cape edition of Arthur & George. Printed to one side of each page of A4 paper, this proof shows crop marks to corners.

The Pedant in the Kitchen | Unbound Galley (Atlantic Books, 2003)

Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. The Pedant in the Kitchen. London: Atlantic Books, 2003. Pp. 136. 29.7 x 21 cm.

Unbound galley proof of Barnes’s collection of essays on cookery. Printed on A4 paper to one side only.

Arthur & George | Unbound Author’s Typescript, 2005

Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. Arthur & George, 2005. Unbound copy of the author’s typescript as presented to Jonathan Cape. Printed on A4 paper (29.7 x 21 cm), this copy of the typescript was provided by the author’s publisher and contains corrections in the author’s hand.  451 sheets printed to one side only.

Duffy (Orion Books, 2014; Hardback)

Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. Duffy. London: Orion Books, 2014. Pp. 192 + [10]. 22.2 x 14.1 cm. ISBN: 9781409150176.

Orion Books republished all four Dan Kavanagh novels in hardback and paperback. This is the Orion hardback edition of the first Kavanagh novel Duffy, originally published by Jonathan Cape (1980).

Floreat Magdalena (Issue 14, 2015)

Notes on this item: Julian Barnes. Floreat Magdalena: The Magazine for Magdalen Members, Issue 14, 2015. Pp. 3.

Julian Barnes was one of several authors asked to contribute words about a single book that “Changed My Life”. He lists several authors of influence, including Kingsley Amis, Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa’s The Leopard, Mikhail Lermontov’s A Hero of Our Time, Gustave Flaubert’s Madame Bovary, Ford Madox Ford’s The Good Soldier, Byron’s Don Juan, Arthur Hugh Clough’s Amours de Voyage, and Cervantes’ Don Quixote.

Areté Magazine | “Remembering Alan” (Issue 47: Autumn 2015)

Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. “Remembering Alan.” Areté Magazine, Issue 47 (Autumn 2015): 9-11.

Barnes’s writes about Alan Howard, Actor (1937-2015).

Areté Magazine is edited by Craig Raine.

A Study Guide for Julian Barnes’s “Melon” (Gale, 2007)

Notes on this edition: A Study Guide for Julian Barnes’s “Melon”. Farmington Hills, MI: Gale, 2007. Pp. [48]. 20.3 x 12.7 cm. ISBN: 9780787670320. ISSN: 1092-7735.

Secondary source analyzing Julian Barnes’s short story “Melon” for high school and college students. Contents include:

Author Biography
Plot Summary
Historical Context
Critical Overview