“The Things You Know” in Sightlines (Vintage, 2001)

Notes on this edition: Julian Barnes. “The Things You Know” in Sightlines. London: Vintage, 2001. Pp. 391 [392]. 19.8 x 12.8 cm. Edited by P. D. James and Harriet Harvey Wood with an introduction by Sue Townsend. ISBN: 0099422824.

The publication of Sightlines promotes and supports the work of the Royal National Institute for the Blind’s Talking Books. All of the contributors offered their work without fee.

Julian Barnes’s short story “The Things You Know” appears on pp. 138-150 and was later published in his short story collection The Lemon Table (2004).

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



Notes on this edition: “One of a Kind.” Peterborough: RNIB, [nd]. 29.6 x 20.7 cm.

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”.