Patricia BARKER Biography,Bibliography,Books Review,Publications,Career,Email Address

British, b. 1943.

Genres: Novels.

Career: Booker Prize, 1995; Guardian Fiction Prize, 1993; Northern Electric Special Art’s Award, 1993; Joint winner of Fawcett Prize, 1982.

Publications: Union Street, 1982; Blow Your House Down, 1984; The Century’s Daughter, 1986, as Liza’s England, 1996; The Man Who Wasn’t There, 1989; Regeneration, 1991; The Eye in the Door, 1993; The Ghost Road, 1995; Another World, 1999; Border Crossing, 2001; Double Vision, 2003.

Address: c/o Gillon Ait-ken Associates Ltd, 29 Fernshaw Rd, London SW10 0TG, England.

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Jonathan BARKER Biography,Bibliography,Books Review,Publications,Career,Email Address

British, b. 1949.

Genres: Literary criticism and history, Bibliography, Librarianship.

Career: Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, London, England, library assistant, 1970-72; Arts Council of Great Britain, London, poetry librarian, 1973-88; British Council, London, literature officer and deputy director of literature department, 1988.

Publications: A Bibliography of Poetry in Britain and Ireland since 1970, 1995. EDITOR: (and author of postscript) Arts Council Poetry Library Short-Title Catalogue, 6th ed., 1981; (and author of introduction, chronology, and bibliography) Selected Poems of W.H. Davies, 1985, rev. ed., 1992; (and author of introduction) Poetry Book Society Anthology, 1986/87, 1986; (and author of chronology and bibliography) The Art of Edward Thomas, 1987; (and author of introduction) Thirty Years of the Poetry Book Society, 1956-1986, 1988; (with W. Hope, and author of introduction) Norman Cameron, Collected Poems and Selected Translations, 1990. Work represented in anthologies. Contributor of articles and reviews to periodicals.

Address: Literature Department, British Council, 10 Spring Garden, London SW1A 2BN, England.

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Karen BARKEY Biography,Bibliography,Books Review,Publications,Career,Email Address

American (born Turkey), b. 1958.

Genres: History.

Career: University of Wisconsin-Madison, assistant professor of sociology, 1988-89; Columbia University, NYC, assistant professor, 1989-93, associate professor of sociology, 1993.

Publications: Bandits and Bureaucrats: The Ottoman Route to State Centralization, 1994; (ed. with M. von Hagen) After Empire: Multiethnic Societies and Nation-Building; The Soviet Union and the Russian, Habsburg, and Ottoman Empires, 1997.

Address: Department of Sociology, Columbia University, 1180 Amsterdam Ave., New York, NY 10027, U.S.A.