James Baldwin was an American author well known for his novels, essays and poems. Baldwin wrote about everything from race to sex and class distinctions. The author’s works were well known for tackling complicated personal and social subjects in fictionalized settings.

Books in order of publication:

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) 

Collections

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) 

Plays

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)