Nothing to Be Frightened of (Random House Canada, 2008)


Notes on this edition: First edition – Julian Barnes. Nothing to Be Frightened of. Toronto: Random House Canada, 2008. £32.95. 

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Title Page: nothing | to be | frightened | of | [decorative rule] | Julian Barnes | [Random House Canada device] | RANDOM HOUSE CANADA

Copyright Page: Copyright © 2008 Julian Barnes | All rights reserved under International and Pan-American Copyright Conven- | tions. 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 2008 by Random House Canada, a | division of Random House of Canada Limited, and subsequently in the United | States by Alfred A. Knopf, a division of Random House, Inc., New York. | Distributed in Canada by Random House of Canada Limited. | Random House Canada and colophon are trademarks. | www.randomhouse.ca | Originally published in Great Britain by Jonathan Cape, an imprint of the | Random House Group Limited, London. | This book is a work of non-fiction based on the life, experiences and | recollections of the author. The author has stated to the publisher that the | contents of this book are true. | Permissions | ‘Aubade’, ‘Church Going’ and ‘Wants’ from Collected Poems by Philip Larkin | edited by Anthony Thwaite (The Marvell Press & Faber and Faber 2003). | Extracts from Changing Daylight by Eugene O’Kelly (© Eugene O’Kelly 2006) | reproduced by kind permission of McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. | Library and Archives Canada Cataloguing in Publication | Barnes, Julian | Nothing to be frightened of / Julian Barnes. | ISBN 978-0-307-35698-7 | I. Barnes, Julian. 2. Death. 3. Authors, English–20th century– | Biography. I. Title. | PR6052.A6657Z4 2008   823’.914 C2008-900646-1 | Typeset in Adobe Garamond by Palimpsest Book Production Limited, | Grangemouth, Stirlingshire | Printed and bound in the United States of America | 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1

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Through the Window: Seventeen Essays (and one short story) (Vintage, 2012)


Notes on this edition: First edition – London: Vintage Books, 2012. £10.99. 

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Title Page: THROUGH THE WINDOW | [decorative rule] | Seventeen Essays | (and one short story) | [wide decorative rule] | Julian Barnes | VINTAGE BOOKS | London

Copyright Page: Published by Vintage 2012 | 2 4 6 8 10 9 7 5 3 1 | Copyright © Julian Barnes 2012 | Julian Barnes has asserted his right under the Copyright, Designs | and Patents Act 1988 to be identified as the author of this work | Extract from Kipling’s diaries reproduced with permission of | AP Watt Ltd on behalf of The National Trust for Places of Historic | Interest or Natural Beauty | This book is sold subject to the condition that it shall not, | by way of trade or otherwise, be lent, resold, hired out, | or otherwise circulated without the publisher’s prior | consent in any form of binding or cover other than that | in which it is published and without a similar condition, | including this condition, being imposed on the | subsequent purchaser | First published in Great Britain in 2012 by | Vintage | Random House, 20 Vauxhall Bridge Road, | London SW1V 2SA | www.vintage-books.co.uk | Addresses for companies within The Random House Group | Limited can be found at: | www.randomhouse.co.uk/offices.htm | The Random House Group Limited Reg. No. 954009 | A CIP catalogue record for this book | is available from the British Library | ISBN 9780099578581 | The Random House Group Limited supports The Forest | Stewardship Council (FSC®), the leading international forest | certification organisation. Our books carrying the FSC label are | printed on FSC® certified paper. FSC is the only forest certification | scheme endorsed by the leading environmental organisations, | including Greenpeace. Our paper procurement policy can | be found at www.randomhouse.co.uk/environment | [FSC device] | Typeset in Bembo by Palimpsest Book Production Limited, | Falkirk, Stirlingshire | Printed and bound by CPI Group (UK) Ltd, Croydon CR0 4YY

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Pulse (Alfred A. Knopf, 2011)


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

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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

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Keeping an Eye Open (Alfred A. Knopf, 2015)


Notes on this edition: First edition – New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2015. $30.00. 

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Title Page: Keeping an Eye Open | ESSAYS ON ART | Julian Barnes | [Alfred A. Knopf device] | ALFRED A. KNOPF · NEW YORK · 2015

Copyright Page: THIS IS A BORZOI BOOK | PUBLISHED BY ALFRED A. KNOPF | Copyright © 2015 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 Great Britain by Jonathan Cape, an imprint of | The Random House Group Limited, London. | www.aaknopf.com | Knopf, Borzoi Books, and the colophon are registered trademarks of | Penguin Random House LLC. | Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data | Barnes, Julian. | [Essays. Selections] | Keeping an eye open : essays on art / Julian Barnes. — First American Edition. | pages cm | Originally published in Great Britain by Jonathan Cape. | ISBN 978-1-101-87478-3 (hardcover)—ISBN 978-1-101-87479-0 (eBook) | 1. Art, Modern—19th century. 2. Art, Modern—20th century. I. Title. | N6447.B384 2015   709.04—dc23 | 2015014317 | Front-of-jacket image: Palette of Edgar Degas, Musée d’Orsay, Paris, France. | Gianni Dagli Orti/The Art Archive at Art Resource, NY | Back-of-jacket images: (top to bottom, details) Still Life with Curtain and | Flowered Pitcher by Paul Cézanne, Hermitage, St. Petersburg, Russia. | Scala/Art Resource, NY; Desperate, self-portrait by Gustave Courbet, HIP/ | Art Resource, NY; Olympia by Edouard Manet, Musée d’Orsay; Paris, France. | Scala/Art Resource/NY | Jacket design by Carol Devine Carson | Manufactured in Singapore | First American Edition

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[31]: [image with caption: ‘The Raft of the Medusa by Géricault | Detail showing men waving at the ship’]. 32: text. [33]: [image with caption: ‘The Raft of the Medusa by Géricault | Detail of the man with the grey beard’]. 34-46: text. [47]: [image with caption: ‘The Raft of the Medusa by Géricault | Detail showing prone figure modelled by Delacroix’’]. 48-52: text. [53]: [image with caption: ‘Homage to Delacroix by Fantin-Latour | Detail showing, from left, Whistler, the novelist Champfleury, Manet’]. 54-56: text. [57]: [image with caption: ‘An Unmade Bed by Delacroix’]. [58]: [image with caption: ‘The Mediterranean by Courbet’]. 59-62: text. [63]: [image with caption: ‘The Meeting by Courbet’]. 64: text. [65]: [image with caption: ‘L’Atelier (detail) by Courbet’]. 66-71: text. [72]: [image with caption: ‘A Studio in the Batignolles Quarter by Fantin-Latour | Detail showing Manet (at easel), Renoir (in the picture frame), | and Monet (far right)’]. 73-79: text. [80]: [image with caption: ‘The Bouquet of Lilacs by Manet’]. 81-88: text. [89]: [image with caption: ‘The Execution of Maximilian by Manet | Detail of the NCO cocking his rifle from the painting in London (left) | and the version in Mannheim (right)’]. 90-91: text. [92]: [image with caption: ‘A Corner of the Table by Fantin-Latour | Detail showing (from left) Verlaine, Rimbaud and Léon Valade’]. 93-98: text. [99]: [image with caption: ‘Homage to Delacroix by Fantin-Latour | Detail showing Fantin-Latour’]. 100-102: text. [103]: [image with caption: ‘The Dubourg Family by Fantin-Latour’]. 104-106: text. [107]: [image with caption: ‘Homage to Cézanne by Denis | Detail showing (from left) the painters Redon and Vuillard, | the art critic André Mellario, the dealer Ambroise Vollard, | and the painters Maurice Denis and Paul Sérusier’]. 108-110: text. [111]: [image with caption: ‘The Card Players by Cézanne’]. 112: text. [113]: [image with caption: ‘Madame Cézanne in a Red Armchair by Cézanne’]. 114-118: text. [117]: [image with caption: ‘Apotheosis of Degas by Edgar Degas and Walter Barnes’]. 122: text. [123]: ‘The Dance Lesson (detail) by Degas’]. 124-128: text. [129]: [image with caption: ‘Madame Camille Redon Reading by Redon’]. 130-132: text. [133]: [image with caption: ‘Chimera (Fantastic Monster) by Redon’]. 134-136: text. [137]: [image with caption: ‘The Cyclops by Redon’]. 138-142: text. [143]: [image with caption: ‘The Anabaptists: Pierre Bonnard by Vuillard’]. 144: text. [145]: [image with caption: ‘Nude in the Bath by Bonnard’]. 146-151: text. [152]: [image with caption: ‘A Corner of the Table by Bonnard’]. 153-156: text. [157]: [image with caption: ‘Woman Sweeping by Vuillard’]. 158-160: text. [161]: [image with caption: ‘The Nape of Misia’s Neck by Vuillard’]. 162-164: text. [165]: [image with caption: ‘The Chat by Vuillard’]. 166-176: text. [177]: [image with caption: ‘The Lie by Vallotton’]. 178-180: text. [181]: [image with caption: ‘The Five Painters by Vallotton | Detail showing Vallotton (standing), Bonnard (left) and Vuillard’]. 182-184: text. [185]: [image with caption: ‘Money by Vallotton’]. 186-190: text. [191]: [image with caption: ‘The Pond (Honfleur) by Vallotton’]. 192-196: text. [197]: [image with caption: ‘Les usines de Rio Tinto à l’Estaque by Braque’]. 198-206: text. [207]: [image with caption: ‘George Braque, artist, and his wife Marcelle, Paris, 27th January, 1959 | by Richard Avedon’]. 208-212: text. [213]: [image with caption: ‘Les Affinités Electives by Magritte’]. 214: text. [215]: [image with caption: ‘La Clairvoyance by Magritte’]. 216-220: text. [221]: [image with caption: ‘Proposed Colossal Monument for Central Park North, N.Y.C.—Teddy Bear | by Oldenburg’]. 222: text. [223]: [image with caption: ‘Giant Soft Fan by Oldenburg’]. 224-229: text. [230]: [image with caption: ‘Dead Dad by Mueck’]. [231]: [image with caption: ‘La Vénus ataxique by Richer’]. 232: text. [233]: [image with caption: ‘The Head of an Englishman’]. 234: text. [235]: [image with caption: ‘The Hand of a Giant from Barnum’s Circus’]. 236-240: text. [241]: [image with caption: ‘The Painter in His Studio by Rembrandt’]. 242-248: text. [249]: [image with caption: ‘Hotel Bedroom by Freud | detail showing Caroline Blackwood’]. 250: text. [251]: [image with caption: ‘The Painter Surprised by a Naked Admirer (detail) by Freud’]. 252-257: text. [258]: [image with caption: ‘Two Japanese Wrestlers by a Sink by Freud’]. 259-264: text. [265]: [image with caption: ‘Alpine Snow by Hodgkin’]. 266: text. [267]: [image with caption: ‘After Degas by Hodgkin’]. 268-270: text. [271]: [image with caption: ‘Lovers by Hodgkin’]. 272-278: text.

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Pulse (Jonathan Cape, 2011)


Notes on this edition: First edition – London: Jonathan Cape, 2011. £16.99. 

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Title Page: PULSE | [line] | Julian Barnes | [Jonathan Cape device] | JONATHAN CAPE | LONDON

Copyright Page: Published by Jonathan Cape 2011 | 2 4 6 8 10 9 7 5 3 1 | Copyright © Julian Barnes 2011 | Julian Barnes has asserted his right under the Copyright, Designs and | Patents Act 1988 to be identified as the author of this work | This book is sold subject to the condition that it shall not, by way of | trade or otherwise, be lent, resold, hired out, or otherwise circulated without | the publisher’s prior consent in any form of binding or cover other than that in | which it is published and without a similar condition, including this | condition, being imposed on the subsequent purchaser | This is a work of fiction. Names, characters, places, and incidents either are the product | of the author’s imagination or are used fictitiously, and any resemblance to actual | persons, living or dead, businesses, companies, events, or locales is entirely coincidental. | While the author has made every effort to provide accurate telephone numbers and | Internet addresses at the time of publication, neither the publisher nor the author | assumes any responsibility for errors, or for changes that occur after publication. | Further, the publisher does not have any control over and does not assume any | responsibility for author or third-party websites or their content. | First published in Great Britain in 2011 by | Jonathan Cape | Random House, 20 Vauxhall Bridge Road, | London SW1V 2SA | www.rbooks.co.uk | Addresses for companies within The Random House Group Limited can be found at: | www.randomhouse.co.uk/offices.htm | The Random House Group Limited Reg. No. 954009 | A CIP catalogue record for this book | is available from the British Library | ISBN 9780224091084 | ISBN 9780224093408 (Waterstone’s Limited Edition) | [FSC® logo] | The Random House Group Limited supports The Forest Stewardship | Council (FSC), the leading international forest certification organisation. All our | titles that are printed on Greenpeace approved FSC certified paper carry the FSC logo. | Our paper procurement policy can be found at: www.rbooks.co.uk/environment | Typeset in Bembo by Palimpsest Book Production Limited, | Falkirk, Stirlingshire | | Printed and bound in Great Britain by | Clays Ltd, St Ives plc

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The Lemon Table (Alfred A. Knopf, 2004)


Notes on this edition: First American edition – New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2004. $22.95.

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Title Page: The Lemon Table | STORIES | Julian Barnes | [Knopf device] Alfred A. Knopf  NEW YORK  2004

Copyright Page: THIS IS A BORZOI BOOK PUBLISHED BY ALFRED A. KNOPF | COPYRIGHT © 2004 BY JULIAN BARNES | ALL RIGHTS RESERVED UNDER INTERNATIONAL AND PAN-AMERICAN COPYRIGHT | CONVENTIONS. PUBLISHED IN THE UNITED STATES BY ALFRED A. KNOPF, | A DIVISION OF RANDOM HOUSE, INC., NEW YORK. DISTRIBUTED BY | RANDOM HOUSE, INC., NEW YORK | WWW.AAKNOPF.COM | ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN GREAT BRITAIN BY JONATHAN CAPE, AN IMPRINT OF | THE RANDOM HOUSE GROUP LIMITED, LONDON. | KNOPF, BORZOI BOOKS, AND THE COLOPHON ARE REGISTERED TRADEMARKS | OF RANDOM HOUSE, INC. | SOME STORIES IN THIS COLLECTION WERE PREVIOUSLY PUBLISHED IN THE | FOLLOWING: “APPETITE” IN ARETÉ, “THE SILENCE” AND “KNOWING FRENCH” | IN GRANTA, “A SHORT HISTORY OF HAIRDRESSING,” “THE STORY OF MATS | ISRAELSON,” “HYGIENE,” “THE REVIVAL,” “BARK,” AND “THE FRUIT CAGE” IN THE | NEW YORKER, “VIGILANCE” IN THE TIMES LITERARY SUPPLEMENT, AND “THE THINGS YOU KNOW” IN SIGHTLINES, EDITED BY P. D. JAMES (VINTAGE UK, 2001). | LIBRARY OF CONGRESS CATALOGING-IN-PUBLICATION DATA | BARNES, JULIAN. | THE LEMON TABLE / JULIAN BARNES. | P.  CM. | ISBN 1-4000-4214-3 | 1. AGING—FICTION. 2. AGED—FICTION. I. TITLE. | PR6052.A6657L46 2004 | 823’.914—DC22 2003060481 | MANUFACTURED IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA | FIRST AMERICAN EDITION

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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. 

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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 Noise of Time (Alfred A. Knopf, 2016)


Notes on this edition: First edition – New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2016. $25.95. This example features a tipped-in page signed by Julian Barnes [not accounted for in the collation below]. An unspecified number were distributed with the signature page directly from the publisher. 

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Title Page: THE NOISE OF TIME | Julian Barnes | [Random House Canada Alfred A. Knopf device] | ALFRED A. KNOPF  NEW YORK 2016

Copyright Page: THIS IS A BORZOI BOOK | PUBLISHED BY ALFRED A. KNOPF | Copyright © 2016 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 | Vintage Publishing, a division of Penguin Random House Ltd., London. | www.aaknopf.com | Knopf, Borzoi Books, and the colophon are registered trademarks | of Penguin Random House LLC. | Grateful acknowledgment is made to Marion Boyars Publishers for permission | to reprint an excerpt of “A Career” from Early Poems by Yevgeny Yevtushenko, | translated by George Reavey. Reprinted by permission of Marion Boyars | Publishers. | Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data | Names: Barnes, Julian, author. | Title: The noise of time / Julian Barnes. | Description: First American edition. [|] New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2016. | Identifiers: LCCN 2015043444 (print) [|] LCCN 2015048211 (ebook) [|] | ISBN 9781101947241 (hardcover) [|] ISBN 9781101971185 (softcover) [|] | ISBN 9781101947258 (ebook) | Subjects: LCSH: Shostakovich, Dmitriæi Dmitrievich, 1906-1975—Fiction. [|] | Composers—Soviet Union—Fiction. [|] Nationalism and communism—Fiction. [|] | Communism and society—History—20th century—Fiction. [|] Soviet Union— | Politics and government—20th century—Fiction. [|] BISAC: FICTION / | Literary. [|] FICTION / Biographical. [|] FICTION / Historical. [|] | GSAFD: Biographical fiction. [|] Historical fiction. | Classification: LCC PR6052.A6657 N65 2016 (print) [|] | LCC PR6052.A6657 (ebook) [|] DDC 823/.914PR6052.A6657 N65 2016dc23 | LC record available at http://lccn.loc.gov/2015043444 | Jacket image: Dmitri Shostakovich by Iosiph Alexandrovich Serebryany. | State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow. © culture-images / Lebrecht | Jacket design by Carol Devine Carson | Manufactured in the United States of America | First United States Edition

Collation: 18.9 x 13.0 cm. Pp. [-ii-ix] x-xi [xii] [1-3] 4-60 [61-63] 64-120 [121-123] 124-197 [198-199] 200-201 [202-210]. [-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 | NON-FICTION | Letters from London 1990–1995 | Something to Declare | The Pedant in the Kitchen | Nothing to Be Frightened Of | Levels of Life | Keeping an Eye Open: Essays on Art | TRANSLATION | In the Land of Pain by Alphonse Daudet’.[i]: ‘THE NOISE OF TIME’. [ii]: blank. [iii]: title page. [iv]: copyright page. [v]: ‘for Pat’. [vi]: blank. [vii]: ‘One to hear | One to remember | And one to drink. | —traditional’. [viii]: blank. [ix]-xi: text. [xii]: blank. [1]: ‘[ ONE ] | On the Landing. [2]: blank. [3]-60: text. [61]: ‘[ TWO ] | On the Plane’. [62]: blank. [63]-120: text. [121]: ‘[ THREE ] | In the Car’. [122]: blank. [123]-197: text. [198]: blank. [199]-201: [‘Author’s note’]. [202]: blank. [203]: [‘A NOTE ABOUT THE AUTHOR’]. [204]: blank. [205]: [‘A NOTE ON THE TYPE’]. [206-210]: blank.

General description: Binding 19.7 x 14.0 cm. Light grey, smooth paper boards with light green quarter-paper at spine stamped in gold. White endpapers. Jacket design by Carol Devine Carson. Back flap of dust jacket features an author photograph by Alan Edwards.

Pulse (Random House Canada, 2011)


Notes on this edition: First Canadian edition – Toronto: Random House Canada, 2011. $29.95.

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Title Page: Pulse | Julian Barnes | [in light gray under author’s name] lse | [Random House Canada device] | Random House Canada

Copyright Page: PUBLISHED BY RANDOM HOUSE CANADA | Copyright © 2011 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 2011 by Random House Canada, a division | of Random House of Canada Limited, Toronto, and simultaneously | in the United States of America by Random House, Inc., New York. | Distributed in Canada by Random House of Canada Limited. | www.randomhouse.ca | Random House Canada and colophon are registered trademarks. | This book 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. | 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 and Archives Canada Cataloguing in Publication | Barnes, Julian | Pulse / Julian Barnes. | Short Stories. | Issued also in an electronic format. | ISBN 978-0-307-35960-5 | I. Title. | PR6052.A6657P85 2011   823’.914 C2010-907199-9 | Printed and bound in the United States of America | 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1

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]: [Author bio]. [230]: [A note on the text].

General description: Binding 21.8 x 14.6 cm. Black paper boards stamped in silver lettering to spine. White endpapers. Deckled or ‘uncut’ fore edge. Back flap of dust jacket features an author photograph by Alan Edwards. Jacket design by Suzanne Dean.

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.

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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.