Par la fenêtre | Through the Window (Mercure de France, 2015; French)


Notes on this edition: Par la fenêtre: dix-huit chroniques (et une nouvelle) | Through the Window. Paris: Mercure de France, 2015. Pp. 315 + [5]. 20.5 x 14 cm. Translated by Jean-Pierre Aoustin. ISBN: 9782715234567. (French).

Differs from the English edition by the inclusion of “A Life with Books” (Jonathan Cape, 2012).

За окном | Through the Window (Eksmo, 2013; Russian)


Notes on this edition: За окном | Through the Window. Moscow: Eksmo, 2013. Pp. 315 + [5]. 20.7 x 13 cm. Translated by Е. Петровой (E. Petrova). ISBN: 9785699668397. (Russian).

Am Fenster | Through the Window (Kiepenheuer & Witsch, 2016; German)


Notes on this edition: Am Fenster: Siebzehn Essays über Literatur und eine Short Story | Through the Window: Seventeen Essays and a Short Story. Cologne: Kiepenheuer & Witsch, 2016. Pp. 350 [351] + [1]. 20.7 x 13 cm. Translated by Gertraude Krueger. ISBN: 9783462048643. (German).

Penceremden | Through the Window (Ayrıntı Yayınları, 2016; Turkish)


Notes on this edition: Penceremden: 17 Deneme + 1 Kısa Öykü | Through the Window: Seventeen Essays and a Short Story. Istanbul:  Ayrıntı Yayınları, 2016. Pp. 270 + [2]. 19.5 x 13 cm. Translated by Serdar Rifat Kırkoğlu. ISBN: 9786053140986. (Turkish).

Uit het raam: essays | Through the Window (Atlas Contact, 2012; Dutch)


Notes on this edition: Uit het raam: essays | Through the Window: Seventeen Essays (and one short story). Amsterdam: Atlas Contact, 2012. Pp. 288. 21 cm. ISBN: 9789045019314. (Dutch).

Atlas Contact published the Dutch edition of Through the Window approximately two months prior to the first British edition, making the Dutch edition the first printed appearance of the collection.

Note: In the pictured specimen, the title page has been altered to remove a lengthy, personal inscription.

Visit the Atlas website: http://www.atlascontact.nl/auteur/julian-barnes/

Through the Window | Uncorrected Proof (Vintage International, 2012)


Notes on this edition: Through the Window: Seventeen Essays and a Short Story. New York: Vintage International, 2012.

Stated on top of cover: “THIS IS AN UNCORRECTED PROOF”. Includes a tentative publication date of October 30, 2012.

Through the Window (Windsor Paragon, 2013; Large Print)


Notes on this edition: Through the Window: Seventeen Essays (and one short story). [Bath]: Windsor Paragon / AudioGO, 2013. ISBN: 9781471344701.

This large print edition features cover art found on the original first edition published by Vintage. Copyright page indicates AudioGO’s Windsor imprint published the large print edition in both hardback and paperback versions. Photos for this entry feature the hardback edition.