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Charles Johnson, University of Washington professor and author ("Middle Passage"), has recently received an Academy Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters.

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 Charles Johnson
Books Authored

Faith and the Good Thing.  Charles Johnson. Scribner, 2001.
          Hardback: Villard Press: 1974.
          Unknown: Scribner: 2001.
          Unknown: Plume: 1991.

reprinted in hardcover and paper as part of the Scribner Classics editions (January, 2001).

Other editions include:
Faith and the Good Thing (New York: Viking Press, 1974).
De Moraal Van Het Verhaal Van De Moerasvrouw (Netherlands book edition of Faith and the Good Thing, 1978).
Faith and the Good Thing (Atheneum paperback edition, June 1987).
Faith En Het Verhaal Van De Moerasvrouw. New Netherlands paperback edition, published by Globe in Amsterdam, March, 1992.

SoulcatcherAnd Other Stories.  Charles Johnson. Harvest Books, 2001.

KingThe Photobiography of Martin Luther King, Jr..  Charles Johnson, Bob Adelman. Viking Press, 2000.

Africans in AmericaAmerica's Journey Through Slavery.  Charles Johnson. Edited by Patricia Smith. Harvest Books, 1999.

Africans in America: America's Journey through Slavery, a companion book for the PBS series (October, 1998), co-edited with Patricia Smith (Harcourt Brace & Co, 1998).

I Call Myself an ArtistWritings By and About Charles Johnson.  Charles Johnson. Edited by Rudolph P. Byrd. Indiana University Press, 1999.

Dreamer.  Charles Johnson. Scribner, 1999.

Other editions include:
Dreamer, Scribner, New York, 1998, 236 pp.
Dreamer, Quality Paperback Book Club alternate selection, 1998.
Dreamer, Dutch rights sold to Vassallucci Pub, March 6, 1998.
Dreamer, British edition sold to Canongate, March 12, 1998.
Dreamer, Audio-tape (Simon and Schuster), April 1998, read by Leland Gantt with Andre Braugher.

Middle Passage.  Charles Johnson. Scribner, 1998.

Nominated for Florentine Literary International Prize "Chianti Ruffino Antico Fattore," 1991.
Other editions include:
Middle Passage (Atheneum, 1990), 209 pages.
Middle Passage, French translation, paperback, Jean-Claude Lattes publications, 1991,
Middle Passage, British edition scheduled for 1991 publication by Pan/Picador Books in England.
Middle Passage, paperback bought by New American Library for 1991 release.
Middle Passage, Quality Paperback edition, April, 1991. Slavenroute, (Middle Passage), Dutch translation, Arena, Amsterdam, 1991.
Middle Passage, Japanese translation rights sold to Hayakawa Shobo, April 1991 publication.
A Passagem Do Meio (Middle Passage), Portuguese translation, Editora Siciliano, 1994.
Middle Passage, Greek edition published by Editions Aposperitis, March 1994.
Middle Passage, Japanese translation, Hayakawa Publishing, Inc., Tokyo, 1995.
Middle Passage, Russian translation, Mockba Tekct, 1998.
Middle Passage, Russian translation edition (Text, June 1998)
Middle Passage, Scribner paperback edition (July 1998)
Middle Passage, Canongate (UK) edition (January, 2000)

Oxherding Tale.  Charles Johnson. Plume, 1995.

1995 Plume edition contains a new introdution by the author.

Other editions include:
Oxherding Tale (Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 1982).
Oxherding Tale (British edition by Blonde & Briggs, 1983).
Oxherding Tale (Grove Press edition, 1984).
Le Conte du bouvier, French translation of the novel Oxherding Tale, (Paris: Flammarion, 1986).
Il Racconto del Mandriano, Italian translation of the novel Oxherding Tale, published by Edizioni E/O, April, 1990.
Dutch translation rights sold to Arena, February, 1992.
Oxherding Tale, Canongate (UK) edition (September, 2000)

The Sorcerer's ApprenticeTales and Conjurations.  Charles Johnson. Dutton/Plume, 1994.

Other editions include:
The Sorcerer's Apprentice (Atheneum, 1986).
The Sorcerer's Apprentice (Penguin Books paperback edition, June, 1987).
The Sorcerer's Apprentice (British Edition, Serpent's Tail Publishers, March 1988).
The Sorcerer's Apprentice, French edition, Jean-Claude Lattes, 1991.
The Sorcerer's Apprentice, Penguin Books paperback edition, 1994).
The Sorcerer's Apprentice, (Italian edition, Edizioni Fahrenheit 451, 1996).

Being and RaceBlack Writing Since 1970.  Charles Johnson. Indiana University Press, 1990.

Other editions include:
Being and Race: Black Writing Since 1970 (Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 1988), l32 pp.
Being and Race: Black Writing Since 1970 (British edition by Serpent's Tail, March 1988).
Being and Race: Black Writing Since 1970 (Indiana University Press, 1988), paperback edition published in January, 1990.

Half-Past Nation Time.  Charles Johnson. Aware Press, 1972.

Black Humor.  Charles Johnson. Johnson Publishing Company, Incorporated, 1970.

Books Edited

Black Men Speaking.  Edited by Charles Johnson, John McCluskey Jr. Indiana University Press, 1997.


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