“Courbet: non è così, è cosà” in Courbet e la Natura (Fondazione Ferrara Arte, 2018; Italian)


Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. “Courbet: non è così, è cosà.” Courbet e la Natura. Fondazione Ferrara Arte, 2018. Pp. 262 + [2]. 28 x 23 cm. (Italian).

Julian Barnes’s essay on Courbet appears on pp. 23-29. The essay first appeared in the Italian translation of Keeping an Eye Open (Einaudi).

Metroland (Atlas Contact, 2020; Dutch)


Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. Metroland. Atlas Contact, 2020. Pp. 232 [233] + [7]. 21 x 13.5 cm. Translated by Else Hoog. ISBN: 9789025461836. (Dutch).

Includes a foreword by Julian Barnes.

Maigret by Georges Simenon (The Folio Society, 2018; Introduction)


Notes on this edition: Georges Simenon. Maigret. London: The Folio Society, 2018.

Julian Barnes introduces this 3-volume Folio Society set. His introduction appears on pages vii-xv in the volume titled Maigret and the Calame Report. Pp. 160. 22.3 x 14.4 cm. Translated by Moura Budberg. Wood engravings by Harry Brockway.

The set includes three novels:

Maigret and the Calame Report
Maigret and the Wine Merchant
Maigret and the Saturday Caller

Frankreichfahrt by Edith Wharton (Schöffling & Co, 1997; German; Introduction)


Notes on this edition: Edith Wharton. Frankreichfahrt: Von Boulogne nach Toulon | A Motor-Flight through France. Frankfurt: Schöffling & Co, 1997. Pp. 179 + [1]. 19.5 x 11.3 cm. Translated by Karl A. Klewer. ISBN: 3895615587. (German).

Julian Barnes’s introduction essay appears on pp. 7-23. Barnes’s introduction originally appeared in the English edition of Wharton’s book (Picador, 1995).

Innocence by Penelope Fitzgerald (Mariner Books, 2014; Introduction)


Notes on this edition: 

Penelope Fitzgerald. Innocence. Boston: Mariner Books, 2014. Pp. 340 + [14]. 20.1 x 13.3 cm. ISBN: 9780544359468.

Copyright page states: “Second Mariner Books edition 2014.”

Preface by Hermione Lee. Julian Barnes’s introduction is published on pages vii-xv.

Journal 1887-1910 by Jules Renard (riverrun, 2020)


Notes on this edition: Renard, Jules. Journal 1887-1910. New York: riverrun, 2020. Pp. 381 + [1]. 22.3 x 14.3 cm. Translated from the French by Theo Cuffe.

This edition of Jules Renard’s Journal is selected and introduced by Julian Barnes.

Journal 1887-1910 by Jules Renard (Picador, 2022)


Notes on this edition: This edition of Jules Renard’s Journal is selected and introduced by Julian Barnes. The Picador edition is the first American edition.

Renard, Jules. Journal 1887-1910. New York: Picador, 2022. Pp. 381 + [1]. 19 x 12.7 cm. Translated from the French by Theo Cuffe.

A Vision of the World by John Cheever (Vintage, 2021; Edited with an Introduction)


Notes on this edition: John Cheever. A Vision of the World: Selected Stories. Selected and with an introduction by Julian Barnes. Vintage, 2021. Pp. 274 + [10]. 22.3 x 14.2 cm. ISBN: 9781784875824.

Barnes’s introduction is published on pages ix-xx.

“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/

Ein Leben by Maupassant | “Nachwort” (Mare Verlag, 2015; German)


Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. “Nachwort.” Guy de Maupassant. Ein Leben. Hamburg: Mare Verlag, 2015. Pp. 379 + [5]. 21 x 13.2 cm. “Nachwort” translated by Gertraude Krueger. ISBN: 9783866481947. (German).