Julian Barnes

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Year in Books: Word plays

Here, listed alphabetically by author, are 10 of the best works of fiction, non-fiction, and poetry that the Phoenix wrote about in 2008.
Of werewolves and wastelands
By JON GARELICK  |  December 22, 2008


Novelist Julian Barnes is a brilliant writer, but he’s not self-revelatory.
Julian Barnes considers the abyss
By AMY FINCH  |  December 22, 2008

Second thoughts

Amis hasn’t had this much press since he fell out with Julian Barnes.
Amis yes and no
By JAMES PARKER  |  June 02, 2008

Tales of the times

Here, listed alphabetically by author, are 10 of the best fiction and poetry books the Phoenix wrote about in 2006.
A year in fiction
By JON GARELICK  |  December 20, 2006

Hello to all that

In a time of tenuous allegiances and deep culture clashes, Julian Barnes’s new novel asks, "What does it mean to be included, to be excluded?”
Julian Barnes’s Arthur & George
By DANA KLETTER  |  January 25, 2006
Martin Luther King, Jr.

War and peace

Since September 11, publishers have been rushing to supply Americans with non-fiction books about the war on terror, the war in Iraq, and anything relating to the upheavals in the Middle East.
Books that travel from the Mecca to Memphis
By JOHN FREEMAN  |  January 02, 2006