Novels, Essays, Plays and Short Stories
1953: Go Tell It On The Mountain; Knopf; a novel.
1954: The Amen Corner; a play (completed but not published).
1955: Notes Of A Native Son; Beacon; editor, Sol Stein; essays.
1956: Giovanni’s Room; Dial; a novel.
1961: Nobody Knows My Name; Dial; essays.
1962: Another Country; Dial; a novel.
1963: The Fire Next Time; Dial; essays.
1964: Blues for Mister Charlie; Dial; a play.
Nothing Personal; Atheneum; a photographic essay: photos by Richard Avedon, text by James Baldwin.
1965: Going To Meet The Man; Dial; collected short stories: “The Rockpile”; “The Outing”; “The Man Child”; “Previous Condition”; “Sonny’s Blues”; “This Morning This Evening So Soon”; “Come Out The Wilderness”; “Going To Meet The Man.”
1968: The Amen Corner; Doubleday; a play.
Tell Me How Long The Train’s Been Gone; Dial; a novel.
1969: Black Anti-Semitism and Jewish Racism; Barron; an essay.
1971: A Rap On Race: James Baldwin and Margaret Mead; Lippincott; a dialogue.
1972: No Name In The Street; Dial; essays.
One Day When I Was Lost: A Scenario Based on ‘The Autobiography of Malcolm X’; Joseph (London, 1972); Dial (New York, 1973); a screenplay.
1973: A Dialogue; Lippincott; a conversation with black poet / activist Nikki Giovanni.
1974: If Beale Street Could Talk; Dial; a novel.
1976: The Devil Finds Work; Dial; essays.
Little Man Little Man: A Story of Childhood: Dial; a children’s book by James Baldwin and Yoran Cazac.
1979: Just Above My Head; Dial; also published by Stock in French as Harlem Quartet (1987); a novel.
1983: Jimmy’s Blues; St. Martin’s; poems.
1985: The Evidence of Things Not Seen; Holt, essays.
The Price Of The Ticket: Collected Non-Fiction; St. Martin’s/ Marek; essays.
2004: Native Sons; Random House/One World; a memoir by Sol Stein with letters, a short story and a play by James Baldwin.
2011: The Cross of Redemption: Uncollected Writings; Vintage; editor, Randall Garrett Kenan; essays.
WORKS PERFORMED and/or TELEVISED:
1955: The Amen Corner; Howard University, Washington, D.C.
1957: Giovanni’s Room; The Actor’s Studio, N.Y.
1964: Blues For Mister Charlie; ANTA Theater, N.Y., by the Actor’s Studio.
Blues For Mister Charlie; Central Theater of the Soviet Army, U.S.S.R.
1965: The Amen Corner; The Ethel Barrymore Theater, N.Y.
1965: Blues For Mister Charlie; performed as part of the World Theater Festival by the Royal Shakespeare Company.
The Amen Corner; performed as part of the Arts in Freedom Festival, first in the Theater an der Wien in Vienna, then throughout Europe and Israel.
1973: The Life and Times of Ray Charles; a narrative collaboration with the musician Ray Charles, performed at the Newport Jazz Festival.
1974: A Deed From The King Of Spain; American Center for Stanislavski Theater Art, N.Y.
1982: Blues For Mister Charlie; Amistad World Theater, New York.
1983: The Amen Corner; a musical version of the play, first at the Ford Theater in Washington D.C., then In New York.
1984: Go Tell It On The Mountain; American Playhouse, P.B.S. Television.