The Pedant in the Kitchen (Atlantic, 2004)


Notes on this edition: The Pedant in the Kitchen. London: Atlantic, 2004. Pp. 144. 19 cm. ISBN: 9781843542407. Includes color illustrations by Joe Berger.

First paperback edition. The essays in this collection originally appeared in The Guardian.

Poesie unterwegs, nichts wird so heiß gegessen … (Nordhessischer VerkehrsVerbund, 2016; German)


Notes on this edition: Poesie unterwegs, nichts wird so heiß gegessen … (Nordhessischer VerkehrsVerbund, 2016. (German).

Ephemeral booklet containing Julian Barnes’s essay “A Late-Onset Cook.” The essay is translated by Gertraude Krueger as “Ein kochender Spätzünder” and published on pages 42-49.

Un homme dans sa cuisine | The Pedant in the Kitchen (Mercure de France, 2005; French)


Notes on this edition: Un homme dans sa cuisine | The Pedant in the Kitchen. Paris: Mercure de France, 2005. Pp. 153. Translated by Josette Chicheportiche. ISBN:  9782715225084 (French).

Pedantul în bucătărie | The Pedant in the Kitchen (Editura Nemira, 2006; Romanian)


Notes on this edition: Pedantul în bucătărie | The Pedant in the Kitchen. Bucureşti: Editura Nemira, 2006. Pp. 185. 18 cm. Translated by Marina Radu. (Romanian)

The Romanian edition of Julian Barnes’s collection of cookery essays The Pedant in the Kitchen include the original illustrations by Joe Berger that first appeared in The Guardian alongside Barnes’s essays.

Also featured in the photographs is a promotional bookmark that was inserted into this copy of the book.

The Pedant in the Kitchen (Shortlist, 2012; Large Print)


Notes on this edition: The Pedant in the Kitchen. Bath: Shortlist / AudioGO, 2012. ISBN: 9781471311338. Large Print edition by arrangement with Atlantic Books, Ltd, which published the original first edition.