Bibliography of Books by Jim Bishop**

The Birth of the United States New York: William Morrow & Company 1976

A Bishop's Confession Boston: Little, Brown and Company 1981

The Day Christ Died New York: Harper 1957, 1965, 1977, 1991, 1995
New York: Pocket Books 1957, 1959
London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson 1957
New York: Greenwich House, distributed By Crown 1984
Carmel, NY: Guideposts Condensed Books 1994
London: Hodder & Stoughton 1999


Czech: Den Kdy Zemrel Kristus Prague: Vysehrad,  1971
Prague: Zvon, 1996
Danish: De Sidste Timer Copenhagen: Stig Vendelkaers Forlag
Dutch: De Dag dat Christus Stierf Uitgeverij: Westland/Merksem,1958
French: Le Jour ou le Christ Mourut Paris: Buchet/Chastel, 1957
German: Der Tag da Christus Starb Hamburg: Wolfgang Kruger, 1958
Italian: Il Giorno in cui Crosto Mori Milan: Garzanti, 1958
Japanese: [Krisuto ga Shinda Hi] Tokyo: Arechishuppansha, 1958
Norwegian: Den Dagen Kristus Dode Norway: Stabenfeldt Forlag, 1958
Polish: Dzien w Ktorym Umarl Chrystus Warsaw: Institute Wydawniczy Pax, 1961, 1977
Spanish: El Dia que Murio Cristo Barcelona: Hymsa, 1962
Swedish: Den Dag Kristus Dog Stockholm: Norstedt & Soners, 1958

The Day Christ Was Born: A Reverential Reconstruction New York: Harper 1960, 1972, 1977, 1978, 1989
New York: Pocket Books 1960


French: Le Jour ou le Christ est Ne Paris: Buchte/Chastel, 1961
El Dia que Nacio Cristo Barcelona: Hymsa, 1962

The Day Christ Was Born and The Day Christ Died New York: Galahad Books 1993

A Day in the Life of President Johnson New York: Random House 1967

A Day in the Life of President Kennedy New York: Random House 1964
New York: Bantam Books 1964
Heineman 1964
Garden City, NY: Best in Books, Doubleday 1964


Burmese 1964
Danish: En Dag i Praesident Kennedys Liv Copenhagen: Stig Vendelkaers Forlag, 1964
French: Un jour avec le President Kennedy Paris:  Buchet/Chastel, 1964
German: J. F. Kennedy, ein Tag im Leben des Prasidenten

Munich: Droemer-Knaur, 1964
Wein: Buchgemeinschaft Donauland, 1964

The Day Kennedy was Shot New York: Funk & Wagnalls 1968
New York: Gramercy 1968
New York: Bantam Books 1969
New York: Greenwich House, distributed by Crown 1983
 Toronto: Harper Perennial 1992

The Day Lincoln was Shot [first appeared in The New Bluebook  February, 1955
New York: Harper 1955, 1955, 1959, 1964, 1965
New York: Harcourt, Brace 1955
Scholastic 1955, 1965, 1970
Reader’s Digest Condensed Books v. 21 (Spring 1955)
London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson 1955
New York: Bantam Books 1956, 1963
New York: Gramercy 1983
New York: Greenwich House, distributed by Crown 1984


Dutch: De Dag dat Lincoln Werd Dood Geschoten Utrecht:  Fontein-Boekerij, 1960
French: Le Jour ou Lincoln Fut Assassine Paris: Buchet/Chastel, 1956
Hungarian: Lincoln Utolso Napja Budapest: Athenaeum Nyomda, 1954; Budapest: Kossuth, 1973
Italian: Il Giorno che Uccisero Lincoln Verona: Arnoldo Mondadori, 1966
Japanese: [Rinkan ga Utareta Hi] Tokyo: Arechishuppansha, 1961
Swedish: Presidenten ar Skjuten! Abraham Lincoln Sista Dag Stockholm: Norstedts & Soners, 1957

Film adaptation: 

Turner Broadcasting Systems.  Dir. John Gray.   1998

Day of Despair (This title is the very first part of Go With God)

The Days of Martin Luther King, Jr. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons 1971
New York: Barnes & Noble 1994

Dynamite in Dixie [Booklet cumulating articles printed in the New York Journal-American] New York: New York Journal-American 1956?

FDR's Last Year: April 1944 – April 1945 New York: William Morrow & Company 1974
New York: Newsweek Condensed Books 1974
New York: Pocket Books 1975
London: Hart-Davis MacGibbon 1975

Fighting Father Duffy [co-authored with Virginia Lee Bishop] New York: Vision Books, Farrar, Strauss & Cudahy 1956, 1962

The Girl in Poison Cottage [co-authored with Richard H. Hoffmann] New York: Fawcett Publications, Gold Medal Books 1953

The Glass Crutch: The Biographical Novel of William Wynne Wister Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran 1945, 1946

Go with God: A Treasury of the Great Prayers of All Times and All Faiths New York: McGraw-Hill 1958
Derby, Conn.: Monarch 1960

The Golden Ham: A Candid Biography of Jackie Gleason New York: Simon & Schuster 1956

Honeymoon Diary New York: Harper & Row 1963

Jim Bishop: Reporter New York: Random House 1966

The Lonely Millionaire (This title was later changed to The Golden Ham)

The Mark Hellinger Story New York: Appleton-Century-Crofts 1952

The Making of a Priest Archdiocese of Newark 1954

Mother Tongue Portland, ME: Contraband Press 1975

The Murder Trial of Judge Peel New York: Simon & Schuster 1962
New York: Pocket Books 1963

On the Horizon Nothing is Moving / compiled by Jim Bishop. Hulls Cove, ME: Dog Ear Press 1980

Parish Priest New York: McGraw-Hill 1953

Some of My Very Best New York: All Saints Press 1960

Stranger in Town: Impressions of Toledo Toledo: The Blade 1960

This Man & This Woman [originally called: Honeymoon Diary] New York: Manor Books 1963

**Most editions are held in the Jim Bishop Archives at St. Bonaventure University.  Many of the editions are signed.

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