Bookends: New Book Celebrates Kearney
Omaha World-HeraldBookends: New Book Celebrates Kearney PhilanthropistsOmaha World-HeraldBook group: The Lit Wits group will discuss “The Bluest Eye” by Toni Morrison, 6:30 p.m. Monday, The Bookworm. Workshop: Nebraska Writers Workshop, teen mentoring at 5:30 p.m., adults from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Baright Public Library, 5555 S. 77th St ...
Posted on 9 September 2017 | 11:01 pm
Back to the books; Publishing world hopes
Eagle-TribuneBack to the books; Publishing world hopes for literary breakthrough this fallEagle-TribuneNonfiction releases range from astronaut Scott Kelly's "Endurance" to Toni Morrison's "The Origin of Others," a book of lectures that includes an introduction by Ta-Nehisi Coates. Sally Quinn's "Finding Magic" features memories of her marriage to ...
Posted on 9 September 2017 | 2:23 pm
Raven Book Store celebrates 30th anniversary
The University Daily KansanRaven Book Store celebrates 30th anniversary this weekThe University Daily KansanThis week-long celebration will start off with a party Friday at 6 p.m. Customers will be able to find free food, beverages and 30 percent off books published in 1987, including “Beloved” by Toni Morrison, “Watchmen,” a graphic novel by Alan Moore, and ...
Posted on 8 September 2017 | 3:15 pm
When racism's the norm - The Australian
The AustralianWhen racism's the normThe AustralianTwo new essay collections, The Origin of Others, by Nobel prize-winning American author Toni Morrison, and Eddo-Lodge's Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race, join a robust international conversation about the relationship between race ...
Posted on 8 September 2017 | 7:01 am
'Beloved' Is Still a Testament to the Black
VICE en_us'Beloved' Is Still a Testament to the Black SpiritVICE en_usIn an interview, Morrison talked about having to inhabit Garner's mind so as to be able to deliver a story (through Sethe) that could attempt to evoke the pain Garner experienced and the reality that led to her committing what she saw as an act of ...
Posted on 7 September 2017 | 7:30 am
The Bearable Lightness of Michael Dirda
Not literally—he grew up in Lorain, Ohio, whereas I’m from the Virginia suburbs of Washington, D.C. He is also 30 years older than I am, though in a coincidence, my father grew up in Lorain, a town that also produced Toni Morrison. He claims to dislike ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 7:08 pm
The Fire This Time: Ta-Nehisi Coates’s
The literary device employed is no coincidence. Toni Morrison has anointed Coates as the successor to James Baldwin, and while that is a heavy burden for any 40 year old to bear, it is one that he just might manage to handle with grace. Despite having ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 6:55 pm
8 Books to Add to the Modern Brown Girl
Eventually, I found Toni Morrison, Dr. Maya Angelou, Nikki Giovanni, Zora Neale Hurston, and more. I fell in love. It is no secret that women—particularly women of color—are coming for the old guard in literary and genre-specific writing circles and ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 3:02 pm
10 popular grammar myths debunked by a
The following sentence appeared in the verbal section of a 2002 College Board exam, and students were asked to identify an error if there was one: Toni Morrison's genius enables her to create novels that arise from and express the injustices African ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 6:29 am
International network France 24 spotlights
From the glamour of the Cannes film festival to 25 th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, to interviews with George Clooney, Al Pacino, Meryl Streep, Toni Morrison and Quincy Jones and so many more, "Encore!" is aimed at taking you to the ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 6:11 am