‘Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am’ director reveals how he captured the novelist’s intimate moments

Timothy Greenfield-Sanders' new documentary tells the story of a pioneering book editor, the first female African American senior editor at Random House, who brought to print such distinctive voices as Angela Davis, Gayle Jones and Muhammad Ali, as well as popular and influential collections like... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

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For Sale: Toni Morrison’s Apartment and Personal Library

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Vintage celebrates late Toni Morrison's birthday

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Tony Lothian Prize 2019 shortlist revealed

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Remembering Toni Morrison, Editor

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Obituary: Toni Morrison (18/02/1931-05/08/19)

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Obama reveals summer reads as Morrison, Whitehead, Chiang and Mantel top list

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Toni Morrison Dies at 88

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From our archives: A 1981 interview with Toni Morrison

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