Do Outro Lado do Canal | Cross Channel (ASA Editores, 1999; Portuguese – Portugal)

Notes on this edition: Do Outro Lado do Canal | Cross Channel. Porto: ASA Editores, 1999. Pp. 156 [1]. Translated by Luísa Feijó and Maria João Delgado. ISBN: 9724120155. (Portuguese – Portugal).

Outre-Manche | Cross Channel (Denoël, 1998; French)

Notes on this edition: Outre-Manche | Cross Channel. Paris: Éditions Denoël, 1998. Pp. 247. Translated by Jean-Pierre Aoustin.

This copy features a wrap-around promotional band, as pictured.

Al otro lado del Canal | Cross Channel (Barcelona: Editorial Anagrama, 1997; Spanish)

Notes on this edition: Al otro lado del Canal | Cross Channel. Barcelona: Editorial Anagrama, 1997. Pp. 208. Translated by Carmen Francí and Juan Gabriel López Guix. ISBN: 8433908391. (Spanish).

The copy presented here is the second printing (May 1997): “Segunda edición: mayo 1997”

Po drugiej stronie La Manche | Cross Channel (Prószyński i S-ka, 2003; Polish)

Notes on this edition: Po drugiej stronie La Manche | Cross Channel. Warszawa: Prószyński i S-ka, 2003. Pp. 150. Translated by Magdalena Pietrzak-Merta. ISBN: 8373373047. (Polish).

Manş ötesi | Cross Channel (Ayrinti Yayinlari, 1999; Turkish)

Notes on this edition: Manş Ötesi | Cross Channel. Istanbul: Ayrinti Yayinlari, 1999. Pp. 175. Translated by Serdar Rifat Kıroğlu. (Turkish). 

Dover – Calais | Cross Channel (Haffmans, 1996; German)

Notes on this edition: Dover-Calais | Cross Channel. Zürich: Haffmans Verlag, 1997. Pp. 271 [1]. 19 cm Translated by Gertraude Krueger. ISBN: 3251003283. (German).

Oltremanica | Cross Channel (Einaudi, 1997; Italian)

Notes on this edition: Oltremanica | Cross ChannelTorino: Einaudi, 1997. Pp. 192. 23 cm. Translated by Susanna Basso. ISBN: 9788806141585. (Italian).



“Interference” | Knopf Short Story Sampler, Spring 1996

Notes on this edition: “Interference” by Julian Barnes. Knopf Short Story Sampler, Spring 1996.

This sampler includes a mock-up of the title page for Barnes’s short story collection Cross Channel. The story itself appears on pp. 5-26.

Other books included in this sampler:

  • The Stupefaction / Diane Williams
  • Cruising Paradise / Sam Shepard
  • Nightwork / Christine Schutt
  • Battling against Castro / Jim Shepard

Birds of Prey: Seven Sardonic Stories (Rare Books and Berry, 2010)

Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. “Flaubert’s Parrot.” Birds of Prey: Seven Sardonic Stories. Somerset: Rare Books and Berry, 2010. Pp. 127. 23 cm. ISBN: 9780955711992. Introduction by Margaret Drabble.

Julian Barnes’s chapter runs from pp. [90]-105.


  • “The Birds” by Daphne du Maurier
  • “The Firebird’s Nest” by Salman Rushdie
  • “The Devil Bird” by Christopher Ondaatje
  • “The Raven” by Edgar Allan Poe
  • “Flaubert’s Parrot” by Julian Barnes
  • “The White Crow” by Christopher Ondaatje
  • “The Untimely End of Khairu the Hobby” by Richard Francis Burton

“Homage to Hemingway” (Flip: Dez/10, 2012)

Notes on this edition: “Homage to Hemingway” by Julian Barnes. Flip: Dez/10, Brazil: Ministério da Cultura ção Casa Azul, 2012. ISBN: 9788565665018.

The Flip Festival in Paraty, Brazil was co-founded by Liz Calder. This publication celebrates the festival’s 10th anniversary.  Stories are presented in both Portuguese and English. Julian Barnes’s story is on Pp.  44-71. Illustrations by Jeff Fisher.


Apresentação = Foreword
A Língua do Futuro = The Language of the Future / Bernardo Carvalho
Farewell to Christopher = Adeus a Christopher / Ian McEwan
O Corte = The Cut / Cristovão Tezza
Homage to Hemingway = Homenagem a Hemingway / Julian Barnes
Flipando na Flip, ou à Procura do Farelo Perdido = Flipping at Flip, or Remembrance of Crumbs Past / Reinaldo Moraes
I Dream of Zenia With the Bright Red Teeth = Sonhando com a Zênia de Dentes Vermelhos e Brilhantes / Margaret Atwood
Flores Secas do Cerrado = Dry Flowers From the Cerrado / Milton Hatoum
The Ultimate Safari = O Safári Perfeito / Nadine Gordimer
Joyce’s Dublin = A Dublin de Joyce / Colm Tóibín
Suli = Suli / Beatriz Bracher.