(born 19 January 1946) is a contemporary English writer. Barnes won the Man Booker Prize for his book The Sense of an Ending (2011), and three of his earlier books had been shortlisted for the Booker Prize: Flaubert's Parrot (1984), England, England (1998), and Arthur & George (2005). He has also written crime fiction under the pseudonym Dan Kavanagh (his late wife's surname), though has published nothing under that name for more than twenty-five years. In addition to novels, Barnes has published collections of essays and short stories. He was selected as the recipient of the 2011 David Cohen Prize for Literature.
18.11.2011 [Telegraph.co.uk] - As for the novel that did land this year's Man Booker prize, The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes (Jonathan Cape, £12.99): one thing that can and should be said in its favour is that its technical expertise is little short of remarkable.
16.11.2011 [Telegraph.co.uk] - The Man Booker Prize winning-novel The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes is shortlisted for another literary prize. The shortlist for the Costa Book Awards, announced on Tuesday, sees 20 writers being listed in five categories, each competing to win
08.11.2011 [CTV.ca] - And they were on the short list for last month's Man Booker Prize, which went to Julian Barnes for "The Sense of an Ending." Other 2011 Giller finalists include former winner Michael Ondaatje of Toronto for "The Cat's Table" (McClelland & Stewart)
04.11.2011 [Varsity Online] - But finally, after only 31 minutes of debate, the judges came to a unanimous decision: Julian Barnes' The Sense of an Ending triumphed in this year's Booker Prize. This, however, was only the final act in a year where the Booker has been dogged by