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Bibliography of Works by Timothy Findley


The Last of the Crazy People. London: Macdonald, 1967.

The Butterfly Plague. London: Andre Deutsch, 1969.

The Wars. Toronto: Clarke, Irwin, 1977.

Famous Last Words. Toronto: Clarke, Irwin, 1981.

Dinner Along the Amazon. Markham, Ont.: Penguin, 1984. (stories)

Not Wanted on the Voyage. Markham, Ont.: Viking, 1984.

The Telling of Lies. Markham, Ont.: Viking, 1986.

Stones. Markham, Ont.: Viking, 1988. (stories)

Headhunter. Toronto: HarperCollins, 1993.

The Piano Man’s Daughter. Toronto: HarperCollins, 1995.

You Went Away. Toronto: HarperCollins, 1996.

Dust to Dust. Toronto: HarperCollins, 1997. (stories)

Pilgrim. Toronto: HarperFlamingo, 1999.

Spadework. Toronto: HarperFlamingo, 2001.

Not Wanted on the Voyage. Toronto: Penguin Canada, 2006.


Can You See Me Yet? Vancouver: Talonbooks, 1977.

John A. — Himself! Dir. Peter Moss. Theatre London, London, Ont. 31 Jan.-17 Feb. 1979. (first performance).

The Stillborn Lover. Winnipeg: Blizzard, 1993.

The Trials of Ezra Pound. 1990. Winnipeg: Blizzard, 1995.

Elizabeth Rex. Winnipeg: Blizzard, 2000.

Shadows. 2001. Dir. Dennis Garnhum. Studio Theatre, Stratford Festival, Stratford, Ont. 24 Aug.-15 Sept. 2002. (first performance)


(and others) The Newcomers: Inhabiting a New Land. Ed. Charles E. Israel. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1979.

(and Heather Coooper and Janis Rapoport) Imaginings: A Synthesis of Fact and Fable. Toronto: Ethos Cultural Development Foundation, 1982.

"The Countries of Invention." Canadian Literature 100 (1984): 104-108.

"The Tea Party or How I Was Nailed by Marian Engel, General Booth, and Minn Williams Burge." Room of One’s Own 9.2 (1984): 35-40.

"Riding Off in All Directions: A Few Wild Words in Search of Stephen Leacock." Stephen Leacock: A Reappraisal. Ed. David Staines. Ottawa: U of Ottawa P, 1986. 5-9.

"Margaret Laurence: A Remembrance." Canadian Woman Studies 8.3 (1987): 15-16.

"Simone Vauthier and The Wars." Recherches Anglaises et Nord-Americaines 24 (1991): 53-54.

Marshall, Joyce. Any Time at All and Other Stories. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1993. (editor)

Inside Memory: Pages from a Writer’s Workbook. Toronto: HarperCollins, 1990.

"When You Write about This Country." The Canadian Forum Sept. 1992: 8-14.

"Turning Down the Volume." Queen’s Quarterly 100 (1993): 803-21.

"Everything I Tell You Is the Truth—Except the Lies." Journal of Canadian Studies 31.2 (1996): 154-61 .

"W.O." Magic Lies: The Art of W.O. Mitchell. Ed. Sheila Latham and David Latham. Toronto : U of Toronto P, 1997. 319-21.

From Stone Orchard: A Collection of Memories. Toronto: HarperFlamingo, 1998.

Journeyman: Travels of a Writer. Ed. William Whitehead. Toronto: HarperFlamingo, 2003.


The Paper People. Dir. David Gardner. CBC, 1967. Rpt. Canadian Drama 9 (1983): 62-164.

Don't Let the Angels Fall. Dir. George Kaczender. National Film Board, 1969.

(and others) The Whiteoaks of Jalna. By Mazo de la Roche. Prod. John Trent. CBC, 1971-72.

(and William Whitehead) The National Dream. By Pierre Berton. Dir. James Murray and Eric Till. CBC, 1974.

"The Island." The Newcomers 1832. Dir. John McGreevey. Nielsen-Ferns, 1978.

"A Long Hard Walk." The Newcomers 1911. Dir. Eric Till. Nielsen-Ferns, 1978.

(and William Whitehead) Dieppe: 1942. Dir. Terence Macartney-Filgate. CBC, 1979.

(and William Whitehead) Other People’s Children. CBC, 1980.

The Wars. Dir. Robin Phillips. Nielsen-Ferns and the National Film Board, 1983.


Timothy Findley and William Whitehead fonds. Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa.

L.W. Connolly Theatre Archives, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ont.

Updated February 12 2015 by Student & Academic Services

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