Den enda historien | The Only Story (Forum, 2018; Swedish)


Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. Den enda historien | The Only Story. Stockholm: Forum, 2018. Pp. 275  [276] + [4]. 21.1 x 13.1 cm. Translated by Mats Hörmark. ISBN: 9789137153117. (Swedish).

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

L’unica storia | The Only Story (Einaudi, 2018; Italian)


Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. L’unica storia | The Only Story. Torino: Einaudi, 2018. Pp. 237 + [5]. 22.2 x 14.3 cm. Translated by Susanna Basso. ISBN: 9788806237509. (Italian).

Visit Einaudi’s author page for Julian Barnes here: https://www.einaudi.it/autori/julian-barnes/

연애의 기억 | The Only Story (다산 북스, 2018; Korean)


Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. 연애의 기억 | The Only Story. 경기도 파주시: 다산 북스, 2018. [Kyŏnggi-do P’aju-si: Dasan, 2018]. Pp. 383 [384]. 19.4 x 13.4 cm. ISBN: 9781130618937. (Korean).

A única história | The Only Story (Rocco, 2018; Portuguese-Brazil)


Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. A única história | The Only Story. Rio de Janeiro: Rocco, 2018. Pp. 222 + [2]. 20.9 x 13.9 cm. Translated by Léa Viveiros de Castro. ISBN: 9788532531155. (Portuguese-Brazil).

The Only Story (W. F. Howes, 2018; Audiobook)


Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. The Only Story. Leicester: W. F. Howes, 2018. Audiobook on 7 audio discs. Read by Guy Mott. Approximately 7 hours, 15 minutes. ISBN: 9781510098497.

Unabridged audiobook; “Whole Story Audiobooks.”

Jedyna historia | The Only Story (Świat Książki, 2018; Polish)


Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. Jedyna historia | The Only Story. Warsaw: Świat Książki, 2018. Pp. 285 [286] + [2]. 20.7 x 13.1 cm. Translated by Dominika Lewandowska-Rodak. ISBN: 9788380312418. (Polish).

The Only Story (Alfred A. Knopf, 2018; 2nd Printing)


Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. The Only Story. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2018.

This is the 2nd printing following the first American edition. The second printing was available in April 2018, the same month as the original publication.

Den Eneste Historie | The Only Story (Gyldendals Bogklubber, 2018; Danish)


Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. Den Eneste Historie | The Only Story. [Copenhagen]: Gyldendals Bogklubber, 2018. Pp. 259 [260] +[4] blank. 20 x 12.8 cm. Translated by Claus Bech. ISBN: 9788703085456. (Danish).

This “Gyldendals Bogklubber” edition was issued in 2018, as was the first edition by Gyldendal, with slight color difference to cover and textual difference to title page and copyright page. Pagination for both editions appears identical.

The Only Story (Alfred A. Knopf, 2018)


Notes on this edition: First edition – New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2018. $25.95. This copy inscribed by Julian Barnes. 

Descriptive Bibliography: 

Title Page: THE ONLY STORY | JULIAN BARNES | [ Alfred A. Knopf device] | ALFRED A. KNOPF | New York | 2018

Copyright Page: THIS IS A BORZOI BOOK | PUBLISHED BY ALFRED A. KNOPF | Copyright © 2018 by Julian Barnes | All rights reserved. Published in the United States by | Alfred A. Knopf, a division of Penguin Random House LLC, New York. | Originally published in hardcover in Great Britain by Jonathan Cape, | an imprint of Penguin Random House Ltd., London, in 2018. | www.aaknopf.com | Knopf, Borzoi Books, and the colophon are registered | trademarks of Penguin Random House LLC. | Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data | Names: Barnes, Julian, author. | Title: The only story / by Julian Barnes. | Description: First American edition. [|] New York : | Knopf, 2018. [|] “This is a Borzoi book.” | Identifiers: LCCN 2017047844 [|] ISBN 9780525521211 | (hardcover) [|] ISBN 9780525521297 (ebook) | Subjects: LCSH: Man-woman relationships—Fiction. [|] Psychological | fiction. | BISAC: FICTION / Literary. [|] FICTION / Coming of | Age. [|] FICTION / Psychological. [|] GSAFD: Bildungsromans. | Classification: LCC PR6052.A6657 O55 2018 [|] DDC 823/.914—dc23 | LC record available at http://lccn.loc.gov/2017047844 | Jacket design by Carol Devine Carson | MANUFACTURED IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA | First United States Edition

Collation: 19.0 x 13.3 cm. Pp. [only odd pages numbered] [i-x] [1-4] 5-99 [100-104] 105-187 [188-192] 193-253 [254-262]. [i]: blank. [ii]: ‘Also by Julian Barnes | FICTION | Metroland | Before She Met Me | Flaubert’s Parrot | Staring at the Sun | A History of the World in 10½ Chapters | Talking it Over | The Porcupine | Cross Channel | England, England | Love, Etc. | The Lemon Table | Arthur & George | Pulse | The Sense of an Ending | The Noise of Time | NONFICTION | Letters from London 1990–1995 | Something to Declare | The Pedant in the Kitchen | Nothing to Be Frightened Of | Through the Window | Levels of Life | Keeping an Eye Open: Essays on Art | TRANSLATION | In the Land of Pain | by Alphonse Daudet’. [iii]: ‘THE ONLY STORY’. [iv]: blank. [v]: title page. [vi]: copyright page. [vii]: ‘to Hermione’. [viii]: blank. [ix]: ‘Novel: A small tale, generally of love. | –Samuel Johnson, A Dictionary of | the English Language (1755)’. [x]: blank. [1]: ‘ONE’. [2]: blank. 3-[100]: text. [101]: ‘TWO’. [102]: blank. [103]-[188]: text. [189]: ‘THREE’. [190]: blank. [191]-[254]: text. [255-256]: blank. [257]: [‘A NOTE ABOUT THE AUTHOR’]. [258]: blank. [259]: [‘A NOTE ON THE TYPE’]. [260-262]: blank.

General description: Binding 19.7 x 14.0 cm. Black paper boards stamped in gold lettering to spine. Light cream endpapers. Jacket design by Carol Devine Carson. Back cover of dust jacket features an author photograph by Urszula Soltys.

The Only Story (Random House Canada, 2018)


Notes on this edition: The Only Story. Toronto: Random House Canada, 2018. $29.95. Jacket photo by Francesco Sambati.

Descriptive Bibliography: 

Title Page: THE ONLY STORY | JULIAN BARNES | [Random House Canada device] | RANDOM HOUSE CANADA

Copyright Page: PUBLISHED BY RANDOM HOUSE CANADA | Copyright © 2018 Julian Barnes | All rights reserved under International and Pan-American Copyright | Conventions. No part of this book may be reproduced in any form or by | any electronic or mechanical means, including information storage and | retrieval systems, without permission in writing from the publisher, except | by a reviewer, who may quote brief passages in a review. Published in 2018 | by Random House Canada, a division of Penguin Random House Canada | Limited, Toronto, and simultaneously in the United States by Alfred A. | Knopf, a division of Penguin Random House LLC, New York. Originally | published in hardcover in the United Kingdom by Jonathan Cape, an | imprint of Penguin Random House, Ltd., London, in 2018 Distributed | in Canada by Penguin Random House Canada Limited, Toronto. | www.penguinrandomhouse.ca | Random House Canada and colophon are registered trademarks. | Library and Archives Canada Cataloguing in Publication | Barnes, Julian, author | The only story / Julian Barnes. | Issued in print and electronic formats. | ISBN 978-0-7352-7473-0 | eBook ISBN 978-0-7352-7474-7 | I. Title. | PR6052.A6657O55 2018    823’.914     C2017-907355-9 | C2017-907356-7 | Jacket Design: CS Richardson | Jacket Images: (woman) © Francesco Sambati / Eyeem / | Getty Images; © Philip Lee Harvey / Getty Images | Printed and bound in the United States of America | 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 | [Random House Canada device] [vertical line] Penguin | Random House | RANDOM HOUSE CANADA

Collation: 19.0 x 13.3 cm. Pp. [only odd pages numbered] [i-x] [1-4] 5-99 [100-104] 105-187 [188-192] 193-253 [254-262]. [i]: blank. [ii]: ‘Also by Julian Barnes | FICTION | Metroland | Before She Met Me | Flaubert’s Parrot | Staring at the Sun | A History of the World in 10½ Chapters | Talking it Over | The Porcupine | Cross Channel | England, England | Love, Etc. | The Lemon Table | Arthur & George | Pulse | The Sense of an Ending | The Noise of Time | NONFICTION | Letters from London 1990–1995 | Something to Declare | The Pedant in the Kitchen | Nothing to Be Frightened Of | Through the Window | Levels of Life | Keeping an Eye Open: Essays on Art | TRANSLATION | In the Land of Pain | by Alphonse Daudet’. [iii]: ‘THE ONLY STORY’. [iv]: blank. [v]: title page. [vi]: copyright page. [vii]: ‘to Hermione’. [viii]: blank. [ix]: ‘Novel: A small tale, generally of love. | –Samuel Johnson, A Dictionary of | the English Language (1755)’. [x]: blank. [1]: ‘ONE’. [2]: blank. 3-[100]: text. [101]: ‘TWO’. [102]: blank. [103]-[188]: text. [189]: ‘THREE’. [190]: blank. [191]-[254]: text. [255-256]: blank. [257]: [‘A NOTE ABOUT THE AUTHOR’]. [258]: blank. [259]: [‘A NOTE ON THE TYPE’]. [260-262]: blank.

General description: Binding 19.7 x 14.0 cm. Black paper boards stamped in gold lettering to spine. Light cream endpapers. Cover design by CS Richardson. Back flap of dust jacket features an author photograph by Alan Edwards.