Julian Barnes
Columns // 1 Articles
Reviews // 5 Articles
//Columns

The Inevitable Death of Julian Barnes and Everyone Else
16 Dec 2009 // 3:00 PM

According to Julian Barnes, the fear of death is "the most rational thing in the world." But denying the certainty of death also can be a rational act, at least until that time when it is not.

//Reviews

'The Noise of Time' Considers the Artist's Place in an Oppressive State
26 May 2016 // 8:30 PM

In this fictional account of composer Dmitri Shostakovich, Barnes reveals the inner conflicts of a man trying to live by a set of principles in a shfting time and place.

'Levels of Life' Is, on One Level, a Meditation on Julian Barnes’ Grief
5 Nov 2013 // 8:05 PM

Levels of Life is also an exercise in form, an exemplar of the inadequacy of any one literary form for expressing certain sentiments and theses.

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"Rock Never Dies" Takes Shots at Celebrity Culture In a Surprisingly Effective Episode

// Channel Surfing

"Season 12's best episode yet isn't perfect, but well-done, with an excellent swan song performance by Rick Springfield.

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