kui on lõpp | The Sense of an Ending (Varrak, 2013; Estonian)

Notes on this edition: kui on lõpp | The Sense of an Ending. Varrak, 2013. Pp. 176. 20.7 cm. Translated by Aet Varik. ISBN: 9789985326930. (Estonian).

Puhumalla Paras | Talking It Over (WSOY, 1992; Finnish)

Notes on this edition: Puhumalla paras. Porvoo · Helsinki · Juva: WSOY, 1992. Pp. 297 [1]. 21 cm. Translated by Kristiina Drews. ISBN: 9510183393. (Finnish).

Note: This specimen’s dust jacket is sun-faded at the spine.

The Porcupine (Picador, 1993)

Notes on this edition: The Porcupine. London: Picador, 1993. Pp. 138. ISBN: 033032828x. £4.99.

First U.K. paperback edition with illustration to cover by Tim Jonke.

The Porcupine | Uncorrected Proof (Alfred A. Knopf, 1992)

Notes on this edition: The Porcupine. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1992. Uncorrected Proof in sage wraps with black lettering. The statement, ‘THIS IS AN UNCORRECTED PROOF’ on top of upper panel.  (19.1 x 12 cm).

Provisional publication date set for 20 November 1992 at a provisional price of $17.00.

The Porcupine | Uncorrected Proof (Jonathan Cape, 1992)

Notes on this edition: The Porcupine. London: Jonathan Cape, 1992. Uncorrected Proof in stiff white card wrappers reproducing dust jacket illustration in black and white. Lettered in black, except for ‘UNCORRECTED PROOF’ in white along bottom of front cover. (20.3 x 13.6 cm).

Provisional UK Publication date of 5 November 1992 at a provisional price of £9.99.


Няма нищо страшно | Nothing to Be Frightened of (Obsidian Press, 2008; Bulgarian)

Notes on this edition: Няма нищо страшно | Nothing to Be Frightened of. Sofia: Obsidian Press, 2008. Pp. [303]. 20 cm. Translated by Ljubomir Nikolov. ISBN: 9789547691926. (Bulgarian).

El puercoespín | The Porcupine (Nevsky Prospects, 2011; Spanish)

Notes on this edition: El puercoespín | The Porcupine. Madrid: Nevsky Prospects, 2011. Pp. 234. 22 cm. Translated by Marian Womack. ISBN: 9788493824648. (Spanish).

Brown paper wraps with red and black geometric illustrations to front, back, and flaps. Features red end pages, as shown. Contains an introduction by Víctor Andresco. This edition is No. 3 in the Colección Perspectivas series.

Amore, ecc. | Talking It Over (Einaudi, 1998; Italian)

Notes on this edition: Amore, ecc. | Talking It Over. Torino: Einaudi, 1998. Pp. 266. 20 cm. Translated by Riccardo Mainardi. ISBN: 9788806143053. (Italian).

Stated to the copyright page: “Questo volume è apparso nel 1992 presso l’editore Rizzoli con il titolo Parliamone. [This volume appeared in 1992 by the publisher Rizzoli under the title Parliamone.] This edition is also marked as “Einaudi Tascabili. Letteratura 568”.

Cover features art by George Underwood.

Unbefugtes Betreten | Pulse (Kiepenheuer & Witsch, 2012; German)

Notes on this edition: Unbefugtes Betreten | Pulse. Cologne: Kiepenheuer & Witsch, 2012. Pp. 291. 21 cm. Translated by Gertraude Krueger and Thomas Bodmer. ISBN: 9783462044805. (German).

Tristeţi de lămîie: povestiri | The Lemon Table (Editura Nemira, 2005; Romanian)

Notes on this edition: Tristeţi de lămîie: povestiri | The Lemon Table.  Bucharest: Editura Nemira, 2005. Pp. 256. 18 cm. Translated by Mihai Moroiu. ISBN: 9789735697273. (Romanian).