“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.

The Modern Library (Picador, 1999)


Notes on this edition: Carmen Callil and Colm Tóibín. The Modern Library: The Two Hundred Best Novels in English Since 1950. London: Picador, 1999. Pp. xxviii. 259 + [1]. 22.1 x 14 cm. ISBN: 0330341820. £12.99.

Julian Barnes’s novel Flaubert’s Parrot is featured on p. 14.

Talking It Over | BT Phonecard (Picador, 1992)


Notes on this item: Julian Barnes. Talking It Over.  Picador, 1992. 8.5 x 5.4 cm.

BT Phonecard used as a promotional item for the Picador edition of Barnes’s Talking It Over.

Promotional Brochure for Rejacketed Paperbacks (Picador, 2005)


Notes on this item: Promotional pamphlet for rejacketed Picador paperbacks, 2005. 29.7 x 21 cm.

When Picador published the first U.K. paperback of Julian Barnes’s The Lemon Table, they also reissued their backlog of Barnes’s titles with new cover art. This brochure publicizes the new cover art.

The Lemon Table (Picador, 2005)


Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. The Lemon Table. London: Picador, 2005. Pp. 213 + [3]. 19.7 x 13.1 cm. ISBN: 0330426923.

This is the first U.K. paperback of Julian Barnes’s The Lemon Table. When Picador published this collection of stories, they reissued their backlog of Barnes’s titles with new cover art.

Author photograph by Ellen Warner.

England, England (Picador, 2005; Rejacketed)


Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. England, England. London: Picador, 2005. Pp. 266. 19.6 x 12.8 cm. ISBN: 0330373447.

Picador reissued their edition of England, England with new cover art at the same time they reissued Barnes’s other books. While the copyright page does not state the date, the rejacketed editions were issued in 2005. This printing is the 10th printing.

Author photograph by Ellen Warner.

Cross Channel (Picador, 2005; Rejacketed)


Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. Cross Channel. London: Picador, 2005. Pp. 211 + [3]. 19.7 x 12.9 cm. ISBN: 0330349112.

Picador reissued their edition of Cross Channel with new cover art at the same time they reissued Barnes’s other books. While the copyright page does not state the date, the rejacketed editions were issued in 2005. This printing is the 10th printing.

Author photograph by Ellen Warner.

Letters from London (Picador, 2005; Rejacketed)


Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. Letters from London. London: Picador, 2005. Pp. 352. 19.7 x 12.8 cm. ISBN: 0330341162.

Picador reissued their edition of Letters from London with new cover art at the same time they reissued Barnes’s other books. While the copyright page does not state the date, the rejacketed editions were issued in 2005. This printing is the 6th printing.

Author photograph by Ellen Warner.

The Porcupine (Picador, 2005; Rejacketed)


Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. The Porcupine. London: Picador, 2005. Pp. 138. 19.7 x 12.8 cm. ISBN: 033032828x.

Picador reissued their edition of The Porcupine with new cover art at the same time they reissued Barnes’s other books. While the copyright page does not state the date, the rejacketed editions were issued in 2005. This printing is the 5th printing.

Author photograph by Ellen Warner.

A History of the World in 10½ Chapters (Picador, 2005; Rejacketed)


Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. A History of the World in 10½ Chapters. London: Picador, 2005. Pp. 372 [373] + [3]. 19.7 x 12.9 cm. ISBN: 0330313991.

Picador reissued their edition of A History of the World in 10½ Chapters with new cover art at the same time they reissued Barnes’s other books. While the copyright page does not state the date, the rejacketed editions were issued in 2005. This printing is the 37th printing.

Author photograph by Ellen Warner.