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Celebrating Toni Morrison With Thousands of Her Readers
More than 3,000 people came to St. John the Divine to hear eulogies from Oprah, Ta-Nehisi Coates, and others.
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.”
Celebrities Mourn Toni Morrison: ‘I Grew Up Wanting to Be Only Her’
Barack Obama called her “a national treasure.”
Toni Morrison’s Joyful, Unfinished Work
Morrison’s great project — expanding American literature and consciousness — continues after her death.
Listen to Toni Morrison’s Remarkable, Transcendent Nobel Prize Lecture
“Look. How lovely it is, this thing we have done — together.”
Author Toni Morrison Has Died
She was 88 years old.
Yara Shahidi’s 10 Favorite Books
Including Toni Morrison, Kurt Vonnegut, James Baldwin, and more.
Carrie Preston’s 10 Favorite Books
The Good Fight
star would take to a desert island.
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Toni Morrison Has Some Words for the New York
The iconic novelist takes issue with what she calls the media’s “manipulation” of words and language.
8 Books You Need to Read This April
Each month, Boris Kachka offers nonfiction and fiction book recommendations, and you should read as many of them as possible.
At the National Book Critics Circle Awards
Watching 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.
Toni Morrison, George Saunders, and Michael Lewis Are Now Published by Chipotle
Did the National Book Awards’ Bet on the Bigtime Pay Off Last Night?
What’s on the line isn’t the $10,000 prize.
Snooki Versus Toni Morrison, Round One
“I don’t know her, and I don’t care,” Morrison said.