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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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Audio books that entertain and illuminate

From Toni Morrison to Wild Bill Hickok, from animal rescuers to cultural travelers, March audio releases offer a stimulating listening experience.  Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2019-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cornel West’s Reckless Criticism of Ta-Nehisi Coates

It’s not an overstatement to say that, if you are a young writer who interrogates American race relations and white supremacy, Cornel West is the foundation upon which you stand. Alongside the likes of Kimberlé Crenshaw, Angela Davis, Toni Morrison, and, of course, James Baldwin, West’s work is... Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2017-12-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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NBF Names Annie Proulx Winner of Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters

The author of such works of fiction as 'The Shipping News' and 'Barkskins' is the 30th recipient of the medal, which has writers including Robert A. Caro, Judy Blume, and Toni Morrison. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-09-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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RZA And Chipotle Are Bringing Beats (But Not Beets) To Your Lunch

Assemble the ingredients and assemble the track on their interactive website. Chipotle hasn’t been shy about tapping the creative talents of prominent people in the past. They’ve published short stories by Jonathan Safron Foer and Toni Morrison on their packaging, and talked up their fresh... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2017-07-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Morrison, Coates, Redniss Win 2016 PEN Awards

The ceremony, which honored authors such as Toni Morrison and Ta-Nehisi Coates, was the first one in which PEN American announced the winners live. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-04-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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