Puls | Pulse (Geopoetika, 2011; Serbian)


Notes on this edition: Puls | Pulse. Belgrade: Geopoetika, 2011. Pp. 237. 21 cm. Translated by Nina Ivanović Muždeka. ISBN: 9788661450686. (Serbian).

La mesa limón | The Lemon Table (Anagrama, 2005; Spanish | 3rd edition)


Notes on this edition: La mesa limón | The Lemon Table. Barcelona: Anagrama, 2005. Pp. 234. 22 cm. ISBN: 9788433970688. Translated by Jaime Zulaika. (Spanish).

Paper covers with French flaps. The first Anagram edition was published in April 2005, with the 2nd published in May and the 3rd edition in June. The example featured in this post is the 3rd edition, as indicated on the copyright page and the dark blue promotional band wrapped around the covers. Author photography by Jillian Edelstein.

Pulso | Pulse (Anagrama, 2012; Spanish | 3rd edition)


Notes on this edition: Pulso | Pulse. Barcelona: Editorial Anagrama, 2012. Pp. 259. 22 cm. ISBN: 9788433975799. Translated by Mauricia Bach. (Spanish).

Paper covers with French flaps. The first Anagram edition was published in 2011, whereas Anagrama published the 2nd and 3rd editions in January 2012. The example featured in this post is the 3rd edition, as indicated on the copyright page and the dark blue promotional band wrapped around the covers. Author photography by Lisbeth Salas.

À jamais: et autres nouvelles (Denoël / Gallimard Folio, 2009; French)


Notes on this edition: À jamais: et autres nouvelles. Paris: Denoël / Gallimard Folio, 2009. Pp. 112. 18 cm. Translated by Jean-Pierre Aoustin. ISBN: 9782070360956.

Three short stories reprinted from the French translation of Julian Barnes’s collection Cross Channel (“Nouvelles extraites du recueil Outre-Manche“). The stories include “Evermore”, “Experience”, and “Hermitage”.

Title page lists the publisher as Denoël. The spine states the book is folio book no. 4839.

Limon masasi | The Lemon Table (Ayrinti Yayinlari, 2006; Turkish)


Notes on this edition: Limon masasi | The Lemon Table. Istanbul: Ayrıntı Yayinlari, 2006. Translated by Serdar Rifat Kırkoğlu. ISBN: 9755394907.(Turkish).

“One of a Kind” | Braille Edition (RNIB, no date)


Notes on this edition: “One of a Kind.” Peterborough: RNIB, [nd].

The Royal National Institute of Blind People published Julian Barnes’s short story “One of a Kind” along with three other short stories. Spiral bound, the cover is labelled “Short Stories 158”. No printed publication date.

Barnes’s short story “One of a Kind” was originally published in the London Review of Books, Vol. 4, No. 3, 18 February 1982, pp. 23-24.

This edition inscribed “One of Ryan’s more obscure discoveries – all good wishes – Julian Barnes”.

The Lemon Table | Uncorrected Proof (Jonathan Cape, 2004)


Notes on this edition: The Lemon Table. London: Jonathan Cape, 2004.  Uncorrected Proof in bright yellow paper wraps with black lettering. Front cover states: “Julian Barnes | THE LEMON | TABLE | [blurb from the Daily Telegraph] | A JONATHAN CAPE UNCORRECTED PROOF”.

De citroentafel | The Lemon Table (Atlas, 2005; Dutch)


Notes on this edition: De citroentafel | The Lemon Table. Amsterdam: Atlas, 2005. Pp. 221. 21 cm. Translated by Jelle Noorman. ISBN: 9045014114. (Dutch).

The Lemon Table | Uncorrected Proof (Alfred A. Knopf, 2004)


Notes on this edition: The Lemon Table. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2004.  Uncorrected Proof of the first U.S. edition. Paper cover in cream with provisional dust jacket art shown on the first preliminary page. This copy signed by the author.

The Lemon Table (Vintage International, 2005)


Notes on this edition: The Lemon Table. New York: Vintage International, 2005. Pp. 241. 21 cm. ISBN: 1400076501.

Copyright page states this is the “FIRST VINTAGE INTERNATIONAL EDITION, May 2005”.

Short stories included in this volume include:

  • A Short History of Hairdressing
  • The Story of Mats Israelson
  • The Things You Know
  • Hygiene
  • The Revival
  • Vigilance
  • Bark
  • Knowing French
  • Appetite
  • The Fruit Cage
  • The Silence