James Baldwin Body of Works – Oeuvre

List of books by James Baldwin

List of Books James Baldwin with Publication Dates

Authors, who doesn’t love a good Author? This series of articles we look at lists of books by famous authors; in this case, James Baldwin. Find my selection in date order of James Baldwin books.

James Baldwin List of Books to Read

Standalone Novels

Go Tell It on the Mountain           (1953)           

Giovanni’s Room     (1956)           

Another Country     (1962)           

The Fire Next Time (1963)           

Tell Me How Long the Train’s Been Gone         (1968)           

If Beale Street Could Talk  (1974)           

Little Man, Little Man        (1976)           

Just Above My Head           (1979)           



Sonny’s Blues           (1957)           

Going to Meet the Man    (1965)           

Jimmy’s Blues           (1983)           

Gypsy (1989)           

James Baldwin: Early Novels and Stories           (1998)           

Fifty Famous People           (2003)           

Vintage Baldwin      (2004)           


Blues for Mister Charlie     (1964)           

The Amen Corner    (1968)           

One Day, When I Was Lost           (1972)           

Non-Fiction Books

Notes of a Native Son        (1963)           

Nobody Knows My Name (1964)           

Black Antisemitism and Jewish Racism  (1970)           

Harlem, USA (1971)           

Rap on Race (1971)           

No Name in the Street       (1972)           

A Dialogue    (1973)           

Devil Finds Work     (1976)           

The Price of the Ticket       (1985)           

The Evidence of Things Not Seen            (1985)           

Baldwin: Collected Essays (1998)           

Native Sons  (2004)           

The Cross of Redemption  (2010)           

List of books by James Baldwin

So there you have a list of books and date of publication from the Author James Baldwin.

Dave Peterson

Dave Peterson Passion for adventure and sharing his life long journey with as many others as possible. "What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us." HENRY S. HASKINS

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