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A love letter to European literature

Aged 15 I got a Christmas job at my local bookshop in Battersea so I could save to go interrailing. My parents’ bookshelves were brimming with mostly Black writers: Chinua Achebe, Buchi Emecheta, James Baldwin, Toni Morrison, Chester Himes, Terry McMillan, and I was surrounded by ‘consciousness’... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-30 21:25:59 UTC ]
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Women's Prize podcast ends second series with Kim Cattrall

Kim Cattrall has rounded off the second series of the "Women's Prize Podcast", picking books by Toni Morrison and Margaret Atwood among her top titles. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-22 18:58:43 UTC ]
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For Sale: Toni Morrison’s Apartment and Personal Library

The Nobel Prize-winning author edited as she read and alphabetized her 1,200-plus book collection by last name. The post For Sale: Toni Morrison’s Apartment and Personal Library appeared first on The Millions. Continue reading at 'The Millions'

[ The Millions | 2020-11-04 21:30:53 UTC ]
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The Long-Awaited Return of Gayl Jones

Gayl Jones published her first novel in 1975. It was hailed by James Baldwin, Toni Morrison, and John Updike. Then Gayl disappeared from the literary scene. Now she's releasing her first novel in 20 years. The post The Long-Awaited Return of Gayl Jones appeared first on The Millions. Continue reading at 'The Millions'

[ The Millions | 2020-08-05 20:30:18 UTC ]
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Q&A: Reagan Arthur on taking the reins of book publisher Alfred A. Knopf

Reagan Arthur on becoming head of Alfred A. Knopf, publisher of Toni Morrison, Stieg Larsson and many others. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-01-29 21:12:26 UTC ]
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Larry Heinemann, Novelist of the Vietnam War, Dies at 75

His “Paco’s Story” was the surprise winner of the National Book Award for fiction in 1987, beating books by Toni Morrison and Philip Roth. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2019-12-17 23:53:36 UTC ]
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Obituary: Toni Morrison (18/02/1931-05/08/19)

Four publishing industry figures pay tribute to and share their recollections of acclaimed author and the first African-American Nobel Laureate, Toni Morrison. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-15 22:10:49 UTC ]
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Obama reveals summer reads as Morrison, Whitehead, Chiang and Mantel top list

Barack Obama has revealed his summer reading list, including titles from Toni Morrison, Colson Whitehead, Ted Chiang and Hilary Mantel. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-15 11:40:17 UTC ]
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Amazon Charts: Beloved bounces as Lewis takes the helm

Toni Morrison's Beloved (Vintage Digital) has made its debut in the Amazon charts, following the announcement of the 88-year-old author's death last week.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-14 00:52:07 UTC ]
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From our archives: A 1981 interview with Toni Morrison

The award-winning author Toni Morrison died Aug. 5, 2019. We're reposting this 1981 interview conducted shortly after her fourth novel, "Tar Baby," was published. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2019-08-07 16:16:00 UTC ]
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From our archives: A 1981 interview with Toni Morrison

The award-winning author Toni Morrison died Aug. 5, 2019. We're reposting this 1981 interview conducted shortly after her fourth novel, "Tar Baby," was published. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2019-08-07 16:16:00 UTC ]
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From our archives: A 1981 interview with Toni Morrison

The award-winning author Toni Morrison died Aug. 5, 2019. We're reposting this 1981 interview conducted shortly after her fourth novel, "Tar Baby," was published. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2019-08-07 16:16:00 UTC ]
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From our archives: A 1981 interview with Toni Morrison

The award-winning author Toni Morrison died Aug. 5, 2019. We're reposting this 1981 interview conducted shortly after her fourth novel, "Tar Baby," was published. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2019-08-07 16:16:00 UTC ]
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The most influential American author of her generation, Toni Morrison's writing was radically ambiguous

In her creative and critical work, Toni Morrison sought to remap the contours of American literature and culture. Continue reading at 'The Conversation'

[ The Conversation | 2019-08-07 06:00:28 UTC ]
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Toni Morrison not only remade American literature, she challenged us to resist the tenacity of racism

The Nobel laureate, who died on Monday, blasted many a myth, with eloquence and grace. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2019-08-06 18:28:08 UTC ]
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Toni Morrison, Award-Winning Author of Beloved and More, Dead at 88

Morrison's accolades included a Pulitzer, a Nobel Prize in literature, and a Presidential Medal of Freedom. Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2019-08-06 14:40:16 UTC ]
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Toni Morrison, Nobel Laureate, Has Died at 88

Toni Morrison, giant of American literature and the first black woman to win the Nobel Prize for Literature, has passed away. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2019-08-06 14:08:13 UTC ]
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Toni Morrison dies, aged 88

Toni Morrison, Nobel Laureate and author of Beloved, has died at the age of 88, her publisher Knopf has confirmed. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-06 11:43:53 UTC ]
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An Education On Art and Democracy From Toni Morrison

On the lessons one reader gained through reading Toni Morrison's new nonfiction book collecting her essays, speeches, and more. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2019-07-10 10:33:01 UTC ]
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Toni Morrison has kept the public at arm’s length. Now she’s letting people in on her terms.

A new documentary and a recent essay collection give us a fuller picture of the Pulitzer winner. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2019-07-01 14:33:58 UTC ]
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