回憶的餘燼 Hui yi de yu jin | The Sense of an Ending (Tian Xia Wen Hua, 2012; Chinese)


Notes on this edition: 回憶的餘燼 (Hui yi de yu jin) | The Sense of an Ending. Tian Xia Wen Hua, 2012. Pp. 205 [208]. 21 cm. (Chinese).

Paper cover with dust jacket and promotional band.

Love, etc. | Uncorrected Proof (Alfred A. Knopf, 2001)


Notes on this edition: Love, etc. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2001. (21.2 x 13.9 cm).

Advance Reader’s Proof in cream wraps with black and red lettering, as in the first American edition. Upper panel includes the statement, ‘ADVANCE READER’S EDITION’. Publication information on lower panel. Title listed as, ‘Love, etc.’ [full stop]. 

This proof was printed for wider distribution than Knopf’s in-house, red proof.

Fiddle City (Harper & Row/Perennial Library, 1989)


Notes on this edition: Fiddle City. New York: Harper & Row (First Perennial Library Edition), 1989. Pp. 173. 18 cm. ISBN: 0060809523.

Death (Vintage Minis, 2017)


Notes on this edition: Death. London: Vintage, 2017. Pp. 106 [122]. ISBN: 9781784872601.

Published as part of the “Vintage Mini” series, Death excerpts portions of Julian Barnes’s book Nothing to Be Frightened of (Jonathan Cape, 2008.)

10½ Bölümde Dünya Tarihi | A History of the World in 10½ Chapters (Ayrıntı, 1999; Turkish)


Notes on this edition: 10½ Bölümde Dünya Tarihi | A History of the World in 10½ Chapters. Istanbul: Ayrinti Yayinlari, 1999. Pp. 312. 20 cm. Translated by Serdar Rifat Kirkoğlu. (Turkish).

Two specimens featured, one with a numeric sticker on the back cover. Otherwise, the two copies are identical.

England, England (Picador, 1999)


Notes on this edition: England, England. London: Picador, 1999. Pp. 266. 18 cm. ISBN: 9780330373449.

This particular specimen is the third printing of the Picador paperback edition. Included in the photos is a detail of the title, stamped in gold lettering.

The Sense of an Ending (Vintage Open-Market Edition, 2012)


Notes on this edition: The Sense of an Ending. Vintage International, 2012. Pp. 163. ISBN: 9780307951243. $7.99.

Copyright page states: “FIRST VINTAGE INTERNATIONAL OPEN-MARKET EDITION, | FEBRUARY 2012”. The format is smaller than the regular Vintage International paperback edition issued around the same time.

Hablando del asunto | Talking It Over (Compactos Anagrama, 2003; Spanish)


Notes on this edition: Hablando del asunto | Talking It Over. Barcelona: Compactos Anagrama, 2003. Pp. 237. Translated by Maribel de Juan. (Spanish).

This is the second printing of the Compactos Anagrama paperback edition. The first printing of the Compactos edition was in 1999, and the third printing was in 2006.

Dumáljuk meg rendesen | Talking It Over (Ulpius-ház, 2000; Hungarian)


Notes on this edition: Dumáljuk meg rendesen | Talking It Over. Budapest: Ulpius-ház, 2000. Pp. 221. 20 cm. Translated by Szentgyörgyi József. ISBN: 963860798x. (Hungarian).

מדברים על זה | Talking It Over (Zmora-Bitan, 1994; Hebrew)


Notes on this edition: מדברים על זה (Medabrim ‘al zeh) | Talking It Over. Tel-Aviv: Zmora-Bitan, 1994. Pp. 218. 21 cm. Translated by Ya’ir Burla. (Hebrew).