Lives and Works: Profiles of Leading Novelists, Poets and Playwrights (Atlantic Books, 2002)

Notes on this edition: Lives and Works: Profiles of Leading Novelists, Poets and Playwrights. Edited by Annalena McAfee with portraits by Eamonn McCabe. London: Atlantic Books, 2002. Pp. 246 + [2]. 23.3 x 15.5 cm. ISBN: 1843540797.

The profile of Julian Barnes is written by Nicholas Wroe and is titled “Literature’s Mister Cool” (pp. 21-28). Wroe originally published the profile in The Guardian, 29 July 2000.

Authors included in the book include Seamus Heaney, Harold Pinter, Peter Porter, John Updike, and more.

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.

The Modern Library (Picador, 1999)

Notes on this edition: Carmen Callil and Colm Tóibín. The Modern Library: The Two Hundred Best Novels in English Since 1950. London: Picador, 1999. Pp. xxviii. 259 + [1]. 22.1 x 14 cm. ISBN: 0330341820. £12.99.

Julian Barnes’s novel Flaubert’s Parrot is featured on p. 14.

Imaginary Homelands by Salman Rushdie (Granta Books, 1991)

Notes on this edition: Salman Rushdie. Imaginary Homelands: Essays and Criticism, 1981-1991. London: Granta Books, 1991. Pp. 432 + [6]. 23.4 x 15.7 cm. ISBN: 0670839523.

Rushdie’s essay on Julian Barnes’s A History of the World in 10½ Chapters appears on pp. 241-243.

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

Gazette, Issue 303 (City of London School, Summer 2012)

Notes on this issue: “Endings and Beginnings: The Success of Author Julian Barnes.” Gazette: The Magazine of the City of London School Alumni Association, Issue 303, Summer 2012.

Julian Barnes is featured on pp. 8-9.

Gazette, Issue 305 (City of London School, Spring 2013)

Notes on this issue: “Julian Barnes.” Gazette: The Magazine of the City of London School Alumni Association, Issue 305, Spring 2013.

Julian Barnes is featured on pp. 4-5.

English Breakfast (Editorial Biblos, 2006; Spanish)

Notes on this edition: Juana Libedinsky. English Breakfast: El Pensamiento Británico Hoy. Buenos Aires: Editorial Biblos, 2006. Pp. 252 + [4]. 22.5 x 15.3 cm. (Spanish).

Julian Barnes profile titled “Julian Barnes: Se ama y se miente hasta el final” appears on pp. 33-38. Illustrations by Sylvia Libedinsky.

A History of the World in 10½ Chapters: A Commentary (Perm State University, 2006)

Notes on this edition: A History of the World in 10½ Chapters: A Commentary with Annotations. Edited by Karen Hewitt. Perm: Perm State University, 2006. Pp. 85 + [1]. 20.6 x 14.6 cm. ISBN: 5794406755.

Text is printed in English.

Ever, Dirk: The Bogarde Letters (Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2008)

Note on this edition: Ever, Dirk: The Bogarde Letters. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2008. Pp. 531. 26 cm. Selected and edited by John Coldstream.

Includes a photograph of Julian Barnes with his wife Pat Kavanagh. Kavanagh was Bogarde’s literary agent. The collection includes letters to Barnes and Kavanagh.