Sunday, January 15, 2006


One of my favourite authors

BARNES Julian [1946-] Novelist, essayist, critic; also writes crime novels under the pseudonym Dan KAVANAGH. Born Julian Patrick Barnes in Leicester, England. NOVELS Arthur & George (2005: shortlisted for the 2005 Booker Prize for Fiction); Love, etc. (2000); England, England (1998: shortlisted for the 1998 Booker Prize for Fiction); The Porcupine (1992); Talking It Over (1991: winner of the French Prix Femina); Staring at the Sun (1986); Flaubert’s Parrot (1984: winner of the 1985 Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize; awarded the French Prix Medicis; shortlisted for the 1984 Booker Prize for Fiction); Before She Met Me (1982); Metroland (1980: winner of a 1981 Somerset Maugham Award) AS DAN KAVANAGH Going to the Dogs (1987); Putting the Boot In (1985); Fiddle City (1981); Duffy (1980) STORIES The Lemon Table (2004); Cross Channel (1996); A History of the World in 10 1/2 Chapters (1989) ESSAYS The Pedant in the Kitchen (2003); Something to Declare: French Essays (2002); Letters from London 1990-1995 (1995) EDITED/TRANSLATED In the Land of Pain / Alphonse Daudet (2002)

André Carrilho
The New York Times Book Review
January 15, 2006


Blogger Jacobo said...

Hi, I'm reading The Lemon Table now. So far my favourite story was "Hygiene". What about yours?

Saturday, January 14, 2006 2:42:00 AM  
Blogger Eric Forbes said...

Thanks for writing. "Hygiene" is one of the standout stories in the collection. However, I thought "The Fruit Cage" is excellent too. I enjoyed both of them.

Saturday, January 14, 2006 6:44:00 AM  

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