“A Self-Possessed Woman” | White Fire (Pan Books, 1991)


Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. “A Self-Possessed Woman” in White Fire: More Tales of the Fantastic. Edited by Alberto Manguel. London: Pan Books, 1991. Pp. 941 + [1]. 19.6 x 12.8 cm.

Julian Barnes’s short story appears on pp. [444]-459. This is a Picador edition first published by Pan Books. First published in Canada in 1990.

“Nachworts” | Chez Krull (Kampa Verlag, 2018; German)


Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. “Nachworts: Die Welt von ‘Chez Krull’ ist nicht verschwunden” in Chez Krull by Georges Simenon. Zürich: Kampa Verlag, 2018. Pp. 253 [254] + [2]. 21 x 13.2 cm. ISBN: 9783311133353. (German).

Julian Barnes’s afterword is translated by Thomas Bodmer and appears on pp. 249-[254].

To launch the new Simenon publishing program in German, Kampa Verlag commissioned afterwords to accompany the new editions. Simenon’s Chez Krull features an afterword by Julian Barnes, as pictured.

Inserted into the example presented here is a small promotional pamphlet of 20 pages (10 pages folded and glued) promoting the new editions. For more information about Kampa Verlag, please visit: https://kampaverlag.ch/georges-simenon-chez-krull/

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/

Flauberts papegoja | Flaubert’s Parrot (Forum, 2018, Swedish)


Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. Flauberts papegoja | Flaubert’s Parrot. Stockholm: Forum, 2018. Pp. 239 + [1]. 22 x 14 cm. Translated by Ingvar Skogsberg. ISBN: 9789137153148. (Swedish).

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

En världshistoria i 10 1/2 kapitel | A History of the World in 10½ Chapters (Forum, 2018; Swedish)


Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. En världshistoria i 10 1/2 kapitel | A History of the World in 10½ Chapters. Stockholm: Forum, 2018. Pp. 368 [369] + [1]. 22 x 14.1 cm. Translated by Ulf Gyllenhak. (Swedish).

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

The Dictionary of Biographical Quotation of British and American Subjects (Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1980)


Notes on this edition: 

Julian Barnes (Contributor). The Dictionary of Biographical Quotation of British and American Subjects. Edited by Richard Kenin and Justin Wintle. London and Henley: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1980. Pp. 860 + [2]. 25.1 x 19.2 cm. ISBN: 0710088590.

The first edition of this volume was published in 1978.

While specific entries are not identified as being researched by Julian Barnes, he is listed as one of the contributors to this volume. The work for this volume was done in the years before the publication of Barnes’s first novel (Metroland, 1980). Other contributors include John Baxter and Jonathan Keates amongst others.

According to Julian Barnes, researchers were paid 50p for each quotation that made it into the final publication. Barnes can’t remember at this distance the exact entries he contributed, but based on the payments he received the number was substantial (in the hundreds).

The Noise of Time (Vintage International, 2017)


Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. The Noise of Time. New York: Vintage International, 2017. Pp. 201 + [5]. 20.2 x 13.1 cm. ISBN: 9781101971185.

웃으면서 죽음 을 이야기 하는 방법 | Nothing to Be Frightened of (Dasan Books, 2016; Korean)


Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. 웃으면서 죽음 을 이야기 하는 방법 | Nothing to Be Frightened of. 경기도 파주시: 다산 북스, 2016 [Kyŏnggi-do P’aju-si: Dasan Books, 2016]. Pp. 407 + [1]. 20.8 x 13.8 cm. Translated by 최 세희 [Choi Se-hee]. ISBN: 9791130608389. (Korean).

용감한 친구 들 | Arthur & George (다산 북스, 2015; Korean; Book 2)


Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. 용감한 친구 들 | Arthur & George. 경기도 파주시: 다산 북스, 2015 [Kyŏnggi-do P’aju-si: Dasan, 2015]. Pp. 311+ [1]. 19.5 x 13.3 cm. Translated by 한 유주. ISBN: 9791130605067. (Korean).

Julian Barnes’s novel Arthur & George was published in Korean by Dasan Books in two separate volumes. This example features Book #2. They published Book #1 simultaneously and with corresponding dust jackets.

용감한 친구 들 | Arthur & George (다산 북스, 2015; Korean; Book 1)


Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. 용감한 친구 들 | Arthur & George. 경기도 파주시: 다산 북스, 2015 [Kyŏnggi-do P’aju-si: Dasan, 2015]. Pp. 409 + [1]. 19.5 x 13.3 cm. Translated by 한 유주. ISBN: 9791130605050. (Korean).

Julian Barnes’s novel Arthur & George was published in Korean by Dasan Books in two separate volumes. This example features Book #1. They published Book #2 simultaneously and with corresponding dust jackets.