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Toni Morrison

  1. literary greats
    Celebrating Toni Morrison With Thousands of Her ReadersMore than 3,000 people came to St. John the Divine to hear eulogies from Oprah, Ta-Nehisi Coates, and others.
  2. in memoriam
    Read Oprah Winfrey’s Powerful Eulogy for Toni Morrison“The first time I came face to face with Toni Morrison was in Maya Angelou’s backyard… Every time I looked at her, I couldn’t even speak.”
  3. rip
    Celebrities Mourn Toni Morrison: ‘I Grew Up Wanting to Be Only Her’Barack Obama called her “a national treasure.”
  4. in memoriam
    Toni Morrison’s Joyful, Unfinished WorkMorrison’s great project — expanding American literature and consciousness — continues after her death.
  5. speeches
    Listen to Toni Morrison’s Remarkable, Transcendent Nobel Prize Lecture“Look. How lovely it is, this thing we have done — together.”
  6. obits
    Beloved Author Toni Morrison Has DiedShe was 88 years old.
  7. Yara Shahidi’s 10 Favorite BooksIncluding Toni Morrison, Kurt Vonnegut, James Baldwin, and more.
  8. Carrie Preston’s 10 Favorite BooksThe books The Good Fight star would take to a desert island.
  9. new yorker festival
    Toni Morrison Has Some Words for the New York TimesThe iconic novelist takes issue with what she calls the media’s “manipulation” of words and language.
  10. vulture lists
    8 Books You Need to Read This AprilEach month, Boris Kachka offers nonfiction and fiction book recommendations, and you should read as many of them as possible.
  11. nbcc
    At the National Book Critics Circle AwardsWatching Toni Morrison accept the National Book Critics Circle’s Lifetime Achievement Award last night was like watching Bruce Springsteen perform a nostalgia gig at the Stone Pony.
  12. cups
    Toni Morrison, George Saunders, and Michael Lewis Are Now Published by ChipotleOn cups.
  13. books
    Did the National Book Awards’ Bet on the Bigtime Pay Off Last Night?What’s on the line isn’t the $10,000 prize.
  14. beef
    Snooki Versus Toni Morrison, Round One “I don’t know her, and I don’t care,” Morrison said.