Imaginary Homelands by Salman Rushdie (Granta Books, 1991)


Notes on this edition: Salman Rushdie. Imaginary Homelands: Essays and Criticism, 1981-1991. London: Granta Books, 1991. Pp. 432 + [6]. 23.4 x 15.7 cm. ISBN: 0670839523.

Rushdie’s essay on Julian Barnes’s A History of the World in 10½ Chapters appears on pp. 241-243.

The 64-Square Looking Glass (Times Books, 1993)


Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. “Playing Chess with Arthur Koestler.” The 64-Square Looking Glass. Edited by Burt Hochberg. New York: Times Books, 1993. Pp. 352 + [2]. 24 x 16.5 cm. ISBN: 0812919297.

Julian Barnes’s essay appears on pp. 150-162.

“Evermore” in The Art of the Story (Viking, 1999)


Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. “Evermore.” The Art of the Story: An International Anthology of Contemporary Short Stories. Edited by Daniel Halpern. New York: Viking, 1999. Pp. 667 + [5]. 24.2 x 16.4 cm. ISBN: 0670887617.

Julian Barnes’s short story “Evermore” appears on pp. 73-84.

Duffy (Orion Books, 2014; Hardback)


Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. Duffy. London: Orion Books, 2014. Pp. 192 + [10]. 22.2 x 14.1 cm. ISBN: 9781409150176.

Orion Books republished all four Dan Kavanagh novels in hardback and paperback. This is the Orion hardback edition of the first Kavanagh novel Duffy, originally published by Jonathan Cape (1980).

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.

Papuga Flauberta | Flaubert’s Parrot (Czytelnik, 1992; Polish)


Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. Papuga Flauberta | Flaubert’s Parrot. Warsaw: Czytelnik, 1992. Pp. 288 [289] + [3]. 15.1 x 10.1 cm. Translated by Adam Szymanowski. ISBN: 8307022428. (Polish).

Soho Square III | “Dirty Story: The Making of Madame Bovary” (Bloomsbury, 1990)


Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. “Dirty Story: The Making of Madame Bovary” Soho Square III. Edited by Alberto Manguel. London: Bloomsbury, 1990. Pp. 287 + [1]. ISBN: 0747507163.

Julian Barnes’s contribution appears on pp. 62-65.

Something to Declare (W F Howes, 2002; Large Print)


Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. Something to Declare. Leicester: W F Howes, 2002. Pp. 374 + [2]. 24.1 x 16.2 cm. ISBN: 1841975435.

Large Print edition of Julian Barnes’s collection of essays on France. Essays included:

An Englishman Abroad
Spending Their Deaths on Holiday
The Promises of Their Ordination
The Land Without Brussels Sprouts
Tour de France 1907
Tour de France 2000
The Pouncer
French Letters
Flaubert’s Death-Masks
Not Drowning But Waving: The Case of Louise Colet
Drinking Ink
Two Moles
Consolation v. Desolation
Tail-Flaying
The Cost of Conscientious Literature
Faithful Betrayal
Justin: A Small Major Character

另眼看艺术 | Keeping an Eye Open (Yilin Press, 2018; Simplified Chinese)


Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. 另眼看艺术 | Keeping an Eye Open.  Nanjing: 译林出版社 | Yilin Press, 2018. Pp. 266 + [4]. 20.7 x 14.5 cm. Translated by 陈星 (Chen Xing). ISBN: 9787544772310. (Simplified Chinese).

Pulse (Alfred A. Knopf, 2011)


Notes on this edition: First edition – New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2011. $25.00. 

Descriptive Bibliography: 

Title Page: Pulse | Julian Barnes | [in light gray under author’s name] lse | [Alfred A. Knopf device] | Alfred A. Knopf | NEW YORK · 2011

Copyright Page: [Borzoi device] | THIS IS A BORZOI BOOK | PUBLISHED BY ALFRED A. KNOPF | Copyright © 2011 by Julian Barnes | All rights reserved. Published in the United States by Alfred A. Knopf, | a division of Random House, Inc., New York. | www.aaknopf.com | Knopf, Borzoi, and the colophon are registered trademarks | of Random House, Inc. | Originally published in Great Britain by Jonathan Cape, | The Random House Group Limited, London. | Some of the stories in this work were previously published in | slightly different form in the following: “Harmony” and “Marriage | Lines” in Granta; “At Phil & Joanna’s I: 60/40” and “Sleeping with | John Updike” in the Guardian; “Complicity,” “East Wind,” “The | Limner,” and “Trespass” in The New Yorker; and “At Phil & Joanna’s 2: | Marmalade” in The Sunday Times. | Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data | Barnes, Julian. | Pulse / Julian Barnes.—1st American ed. | p.  cm. | ISBN 978-0-307-59526-3 | I. Title. | PR6052.A6657P85 2011 | 823’.914—dc22 2011002736 | This is a work of fiction. Names, characters, places, and incidents | either are the product of the author’s imagination or are used | fictitiously. Any resemblance to actual persons, living or dead, events, | or locales is entirely coincidental. | Jacket image: Le Malade Imaginaire by Honoré Daumier. Private | Collection. Giraudon / The Bridgeman Art Library International | Jacket design by Carol Devine Carson | Manufactured in the United States of America | First United States Edition

Collation: 21.3 x 14.3 cm. Pp. [i-x, 1-3] 4-18 [19] 20-32 [33] 34-47 [48] 49-60 [61] 62-78 [79] 80-92 [93] 94-105 [106] 107-120 [121] 122-128 [129-131] 132-144 [145] 146-157 [158] 159-184 [185] 186-195 [196] 197-227 [228-230]. [i]: blank. [ii]: ‘BY THE SAME AUTHOR | 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 | NON-FICTION | Letters From London 1990–1995 | Something to Declare | The Pedant in the Kitchen | Nothing to Be Frightened Of | TRANSLATION | In the Land of Pain by Alphonse Daudet’. [iii]: ‘Pulse’. [iv]: ‘Pu’. [v]: title page. [vi]: copyright page. [vii]: ‘for Pat’. [viii]: blank. [ix]: [Contents]. [x]: blank. [1]: ‘One’. [2]: blank. 3-128: text. [129]: ‘Two’. [130]: blank. [131]-227: text. [228]: blank. [229]: [‘A NOTE ABOUT THE AUTHOR’]. [230]: [‘A NOTE ON THE TYPE’].

General description: Binding 21.9 x 14.8 cm. Red cloth boards stamped in gold lettering to spine. White endpapers. Deckled or ‘uncut’ fore edge. Back flap of dust jacket features an author photograph by Ellen Warner. Jacket design by Carol Devine Carson.

Stories included: East Wind | At Phil & Joanna’s 1: 60/40 | Sleeping with John Updike | At Phil & Joanna’s 2: Marmalade | Gardeners’ World | At Phil & Joanna’s 3: Look, No Hands | Trespass | At Phil & Joanna’s 4: One in Five | Marriage Lines | The Limner | Complicity | Harmony | Carcassonne | Pulse