Selected publications

-How To Keep Football Stars In College (Colliers magazine, 1941) Non-fiction

-The Fight for Air Power (1942) Non-fiction

-Mud on the Stars (1942; reprinted with new material 1996) — adapted for the screen as Wild River (1960, directed by Elia Kazan) Fictional autobiography

-Seabee Roads to Victory (1944) Non-fiction

-Can Do!: The Story of the Seabees (1944; reprinted with new material 1997) Non-fiction

-From Omaha to Okinawa: The Story of the Seabees (1945; reprinted with new material 1999) Non-fiction

-The Case against the Admirals: Why We Must Have a Unified Command (1946) Non-fiction

-The Revolt of Mamie Stover (1951) –   Adapted for the screen in 1956 for the film starring Jane Russell  Fiction

-The Execution of Private Slovik (1954; reprinted with new material 2004) – (1974 film) Non-fiction

-Ruby McCollum: Woman in the Suwannee Jail (with Zora Neale Hurston) (1956) Non-fiction

Wolf Whistle and Other Stories (1959, retitled The Outsider and Other Stories in the UK, The Outsider 1961 film) Non-fiction

-The Americanization of Emily (1959) – Adapted for the screen for the film of the same title, 1964, starring James Garner and Julie Andrews Fiction

– Hotel Mamie Stover (1963) Fiction

-The Hiroshima Pilot: The Case of Major Claude Eatherly (1964)

-Three Lives for Mississippi (1965; reprinted with new material 2000)

-The Klansman (1967) –  Became the 1974 film, the Klansman starring Richard Burton, Lee Marvin, and OJ Simpson. Fiction

-He Slew the Dreamer: My Search with James Earl Ray for the Truth about the Murder of Martin Luther King (1970) Non-fiction

-In the Hours of the Night (1975)  Fiction

-A New Life To Live: Jimmy Putnam’s Story (editor 1977) Non-fiction

– It’s Me O Lord! (1979) Non-fiction