“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.

“Gardeners’ World” (Zoetrope, Winter 2010)

Notes on this item: Julian Barnes. “Gardeners’ World.” Zoetrope: All-Story, vol. 14, no. 4, Winter 2010: 50-65.

Julian Barnes’s short story was later published in Pulse.

“Bark” | Secret Ingredients (Random House, 2007)

Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. “Bark” in Secret Ingredients: The New Yorker Book of Food and Drink. Edited by David Remnick. New York: Random House, 2007. Pp. 582 + [8]. 24.1 x 16.2 cm. ISBN: 9781400065479.

Julian Barnes’s short story “Bark” appears on pp. [572]-582.

Das schöne schräge Weihnachtsbuch (Haffmans Verlag, 2000; German)

Notes on this edition: Dan Kavanagh. “Der 50-Pfennig-Weihnachtsmann.” Selected by Gerd Haffmans. Das schöne schräge Weihnachtsbuch. Zürich: Haffmans Verlag, 2000. Pp. 250 [251] + [5]. 19 x 14.1 cm. Translated by Gertraude Krueger. ISBN: 3251004913. (German).

Dan Kavanagh’s short story printed on pp. 173-[183].

“Unbefugtes Betreten” | “Trespass” (Häuptling Eigener Herd, 2009)

Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. “Unbefugtes Betreten” | “Trespass”.  Häuptling Eigener Herd, no. 39, July 2009. Edited by Vincent Klink. Translated by Thomas Bodmer. (German).

“Evermore” in The Art of the Story (Viking, 1999)

Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. “Evermore.” The Art of the Story: An International Anthology of Contemporary Short Stories. Edited by Daniel Halpern. New York: Viking, 1999. Pp. 667 + [5]. 24.2 x 16.4 cm. ISBN: 0670887617.

Julian Barnes’s short story “Evermore” appears on pp. 73-84.

“60/40” (Du, no. 799, September 2009; German)

Notes on this item: Julian Barnes. “60/40.” Du, no. 799, September 2009. ISSN: 0012-6837. ISBN: 9783905852233.

Julian Barnes’s short story appears on pp. 17-22 and was translated by Thomas Bodmer. The accompanying artwork appears on pp. 16.

“O Silêncio” (Orquestra Sinfônica do Estado de São Paulo, 2010; Portuguese-Brazil)

Notes on this item: Julian Barnes. “O Silêncio | The Silence.” Programme for the Orquestra Sinfônica do Estado de São Paulo (SESP), August 2010. Translated by Ana Deiró. (Portuguese-Brazil).

Julian Barnes’s short story appears on pp. 12-19.


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.

Cross Channel (Vintage International, 1997)

Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. Cross Channel. New York: Vintage International, 1997. Pp. 211 + [1]. 20.3 x 13.1 cm. ISBN: 067976755X.

First U.S. paperback edition of Julian Barnes’s first collection of short stories.