Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. A Life with Books. London: Jonathan Cape, 2012. Pp. 27 + . 15 x 11 cm. ISBN: 9780224097260. £1.99.
Published by Jonathan Cape to celebrate Independent Booksellers Week ( 30 June-7 July 2012). It was sold exclusively in independent bookshops. Proceeds from the sale of this pamphlet were donated to Freedom from Torture: The Medical Foundation for the Care of Victims of Torture.
Bound in cream paper wraps with red and black lettering. The author and title of the book are embossed, as pictured. The exact number of copies published is estimated by the author to be around 17,000.
The essay was also published in The Guardian.