A History of the World in 10½ Chapters (Cambridge University Press, 1995)


Notes on this edition: A History of the World in 10½ Chapters. Edited by Ron Middleton. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1995. Pp. 350. ISBN: 9780521484787.

Published as part of the “Cambridge Literature” series (Series Editor Judith Baxter) for use in classroom instruction. Includes an introduction, resource notes, study questions, and a glossary of terms.

10 1/2 lukua maailmanhistoriaa | A History of the World in 10½ Chapters (WSOY, 1995; Finnish)


Notes on this edition: 10 1/2 lukua maailmanhistoriaa | A History of the World in 10½ Chapters. Porvoo | Helsinki | Juva: WSOY, 1995. Pp. 430. 20 cm. Translated by Kristiina Drews. ISBN: 9510201375. (Finnish).

Ovo liči na kraj | The Sense of an Ending (Geopoetika, 2012; Serbian)


Notes on this edition: Ovo liči na kraj | The Sense of an Ending. Belgrade: Geopoetika, 2012. Pp. 163. 20 cm. Translated by Zoran Paunović. ISBN: 9788661450839. (Serbian).

Nije to ništa strašno | Nothing to Be Frightened of (Geopoetika, 2011; Serbian)


Notes on this edition: Nije to ništa strašno | Nothing to Be Frightened of. Belgrade: Geopoetika, 2011. Pp. 197. Translated by Ivan Filipović. ISBN: 9788661450556. (Serbian)

This is the paperback edition of the original translation published in 2008.

Puls | Pulse (Geopoetika, 2011; Serbian)


Notes on this edition: Puls | Pulse. Belgrade: Geopoetika, 2011. Pp. 237. 21 cm. Translated by Nina Ivanović Muždeka. ISBN: 9788661450686. (Serbian).

Flaubert et une gouvernante anglaise: à la recherhe de Juliet Herbert (Publications des Universités de Rouen et du Havre, 2011; Preface)


Notes on this edition: Flaubert et une gouvernante anglaise: à la recherhe de Juliet Herbert. Hermia Oliver. Mont-Saint-Aignan: Publications des Universités de Rouen et du Havre, 2011. Pp. 264. Translated by Gillian Pink.

Preface by Julian Barnes; printed in French (pp. 7-12) and English (pp. 12-16). The French translation of Barnes’s preface by Catriona Seth.

The book Flaubert and an English Governess was originally published in English in 1980 by Oxford University Press.

Tekmeyi Yapıştırmak | Putting the Boot In (Ayrinti, 2001; Turkish)


Notes on this edition: Tekmeyi Yapıştırmak | Putting the Boot In. Istanbul: Ayrıntı Yayinlari, 2001. Translated by Serdar Rifat Kırkoğlu. ISBN: 9789755393254. (Turkish).

Treasure Palaces: Great Writers Visit Great Museums (Economist Books, 2016)


Notes on this edition: Barnes, Julian. “Where Sibelius Fell Silent.” Treasure Palaces: Great Writers Visit Great Museums. Edited by Maggie Fergusson. London: Economist Books, 2016. Pp. 145-151. ISBN: 9781781256909.

Julian Barnes’s essay on visiting Sibelius’s home was originally published in More Intelligent Life (January/February 2012). The essay now resides on the 1843 Magazine website, which is published by The Economist. The book featured contains Barnes’s essay along with essays by Roddy Doyle, Margaret Drabble, Don Paterson, Ali Smith, Ann Patchett, Alan Hollinghurst, Andrew Motion, William Boyd, and numerous others.

La mesa limón | The Lemon Table (Anagrama, 2005; Spanish | 3rd edition)


Notes on this edition: La mesa limón | The Lemon Table. Barcelona: Anagrama, 2005. Pp. 234. 22 cm. ISBN: 9788433970688. Translated by Jaime Zulaika. (Spanish).

Paper covers with French flaps. The first Anagram edition was published in April 2005, with the 2nd published in May and the 3rd edition in June. The example featured in this post is the 3rd edition, as indicated on the copyright page and the dark blue promotional band wrapped around the covers. Author photography by Jillian Edelstein.

Pulso | Pulse (Anagrama, 2012; Spanish | 3rd edition)


Notes on this edition: Pulso | Pulse. Barcelona: Editorial Anagrama, 2012. Pp. 259. 22 cm. ISBN: 9788433975799. Translated by Mauricia Bach. (Spanish).

Paper covers with French flaps. The first Anagram edition was published in 2011, whereas Anagrama published the 2nd and 3rd editions in January 2012. The example featured in this post is the 3rd edition, as indicated on the copyright page and the dark blue promotional band wrapped around the covers. Author photography by Lisbeth Salas.