Eine Geschichte der Welt in 10½ Kapiteln | A History of the World in 10½ Chapters (Haffmans Verlag, 1990; German; Promotional Excerpt)


Notes on this edition: Eine Geschichte der Welt in 10½ Kapiteln | A History of the World in 10½ Chapters. Zürich: Haffmans Verlag, 1990. Pp. 103 [104]. 21.5 x 13.2 cm. Translated by Gertraude Krueger. ISBN: 3251001620. (German).

Paperback, promotional excerpt from the novel. Published the same year as the first German hardback (1990), this exemplar does not reprint the entire text, but has the same ISBN.

Mutfaktaki Tarifbaz | The Pedant in the Kitchen (Çiya Yayınları, 2011; Turkish)


Notes on this edition: Mutfaktaki Tarifbaz | The Pedant in the Kitchen. Istanbul: Çiya Yayınları, 2011. Pp. 128. 19.9 x 12.5 cm. Translated by Özcan Kabakçıoğlu. ISBN: 9786056170911. (Turkish).

Inserted in the book is a promotional bookmark, as pictured. Illustrations by Joe Berger, as in the first English edition (2003).

Man Booker at Birkbeck: Julian Barnes | Promotional Card (2017)


Notes on this item: Promotional card for an event titled, “Man Booker at Birkbeck: Julian Barnes”. The event took place on Monday, 27 November 2017 at Birkbeck University of London, and featured Julian Barnes in conversation with Professor Russell Celyn Jones. Sponsored by the Man Booker Prize Foundation.

The Borzoi Reader (Spring 2001)


Notes on this edition: The Borzoi Reader. Alfred A. Knopf, Spring 2001). Complimentary promotional item containing information and an excerpt from Julian Barnes’s novel Love, etc. published by Alfred A. Knopf. Barnes’s excerpt appears on pages 22-23. Also includes quote from Barnes’s editor at Knopf Gary Fisketjon.

Nothing to Be Frightened Of | Uncorrected Proof (Alfred A. Knopf, 2008)


Notes on this edition: Nothing to Be Frightened Of. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2008.  Uncorrected Proof of the American edition bound in pale grey paper cover with black lettering. Provisional publication date set for “5 September 2008” with a list price of $24. Loosely inserted are two promotional items: one blue sheet of paper with blurbs from British press and a stapled copy of a profile/interview with Julian Barnes by Kate Summerscale.