The Borzoi Reader (Alfred A. Knopf, Fall 1991)


Notes on this edition: The Borzoi Reader. Alfred A. Knopf, Fall 1991.

Complimentary promotional item containing information and an excerpt from Julian Barnes’s novel Talking It Over published by Alfred A. Knopf. The reader is pp. 48 with Barnes’s excerpt appearing on pages 4-5.

Talking It Over | Stage Adaptation (Agitprop, 1994)


Notes on this edition: Talking It Over. Adapted for the stage by Tanya Cawthorne for Agitprop in 1994. The theatre group staged the play in Hong Kong in June and July 1994. Pp. 35 (printing on single side). 29.8 x 21.4 cm.

Pictured are the spiral bound adaptation and some promotional material related to the performances. Front page of the play is modified to blur an address.

Talking It Over | BT Phonecard (Picador, 1992)


Notes on this item: Julian Barnes. Talking It Over.  Picador, 1992. 8.5 x 5.4 cm.

BT Phonecard used as a promotional item for the Picador edition of Barnes’s Talking It Over.

Prerekanja | Theatre Programme (Slovene National Theatre, 2007; Slovenian)


Notes on this edition: Prerekanja (Theatre Programme). Ljubljana: Slovene National Theatre, 2007. Pp.72. 20.9 x 19.9 cm.

Theatre programme for Prerekanja performed by the Slovene National Theatre during their 2007/08 season. Performance opened on 23 and 24 November 2007.

Directed by Boris Cavazza from the translation of the novel by Valerija Cokan. The program contains excerpts from Barnes’s novels Talking It Over and A History of the World in 10½ Chapters. It also includes excerpts from a book on Julian Barnes by Vanessa Guignery.

Talking It Over (Vintage Books, 2009)


Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. Talking It Over. London: Vintage Books, 2009. Pp. 273 + [7]. 19.8 x 12.9 cm. ISBN: 9780099540137.

In 2009, Julian Barnes changed paperback publishers from Picador to Vintage Books.

Talking It Over (Vintage Books, 2009; Rejacketed 2013)


Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. Talking It Over. London: Vintage Books, 2009. Pp. 273 + [7]. 19.7 x 12.9 cm. ISBN: 9780099540137.

The copyright page states the book is a 9th printing from 2009, but Vintage reissued this redesigned (or “rejacketed”) cover for publication in 2013.

The cover design lines up with the cover art for Love, etc.

Kalbant atvirai | Talking It Over (baltos lankos, 2018; Lithuanian)


Notes on this editionJulian Barnes. Kalbant atvirai | Talking It Over. Vilnius: baltos lankos, 2018. Pp. 255 + [1]. 21.6 x 15 cm. Translated by Nijolė Regina Chijenienė. ISBN: 9786094790614. (Lithuanian).

Talking It Over | Unbound Proof (Jonathan Cape, 1991; Author’s Copy)


Notes on this edition: Talking It Over. London: Jonathan Cape, 1991.

This unbound, loose sheet galley proof is from Julian Barnes’s personal collection. Printed on one side of each sheet, the pages show crop marks for future sizing.

Tala Ut | Talking It Over (Forum, 1992; Swedish)


Notes on this edition: Tala Ut | Talking It Over. Oslo: Forum, 1992. 242 [243] + [3]. 23.4 x. 15.9 cm. Translated by Ingvar Skogsberg. ISBN: 9137101994. (Swedish).

To view all of Julian Barnes’s books on the Forum website, please visit: https://www.forum.se/forfattare/15307/julian-barnes/

Troje | Talking It Over (Geopoetika, 2002; Serbian)


Notes on this edition: Troje | Talking It Over. Belgrade: Geopoetika, 2002. Pp. 204 + [4]. 19.7 x 13.3 cm. Translated by Ivana Đurić Paunović. ISBN: 8683053679. (Serbian).