Julian Barnes
Columns // 1 Articles
Reviews // 4 Articles

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.


'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.

'The Sense of an Ending': A Jury of His Peers
9 Jan 2012 // 3:02 PM

A sense of an ending to Julian Barnes's Booker Prize-winning novel is ours to create.

//Mixed media

The Hills Are Alive, But Nobody Else Is in 'The Happiness of the Katakuris'

// Short Ends and Leader

"Happiness of the Katakuris is one of Takashi Miike's oddest movies, and that's saying something.

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