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  With Good Reason: Celebrating Toni Morrison
Red River RadioWith Good Reason: Celebrating Toni MorrisonRed River RadioAirs Sunday, November 16 at 6 p.m. Nobel Laureate Toni Morrison was born Chloe Wofford in 1931. She was 39 when she published her first novel about a black girl's painful coming of age in a white society. The Bluest Eye and many subsequent works have ...
Posted on 10 November 2014 | 12:12 pm
  Toni Morrison, Patti Smith hand-annotate
Toni Morrison, Patti Smith hand-annotate books for PEN benefitLos Angeles TimesBooks hand-annotated by Toni Morrison, Patti Smith, Don Delillo, Philip Roth and others are being auctioned at Christie's to benefit PEN American Center in New York. For the Dec. 2 auction, titled First Editions/Second Thoughts, authors picked up first ...and more »
Posted on 6 November 2014 | 5:12 pm
  Toni Morrison papers to reside in Firestone
The Daily PrincetonianToni Morrison papers to reside in Firestone LibraryThe Daily PrincetonianThe papers of Nobel laureate and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Toni Morrison, who is also a former creative writing professor at the University, will now be housed permanently in Firestone Library. The papers, which document decades of her work, will ...
Posted on 3 November 2014 | 6:17 pm
  Angela Davis Praises Toni Morrison's
Angela Davis Praises Toni Morrison's Friendship and EditingColorLines magazineUC Santa Cruz's Dan White sat down separately with Angela Davis and Toni Morrison and put together one gem of an interview about their nearly five decades of friendship. Before she earned her own place in the American canon, Morrison worked as an ...
Posted on 31 October 2014 | 9:13 am
  Toni Morrison and Angela Davis on friendship
UC Santa CruzToni Morrison and Angela Davis on friendship and creativityUC Santa CruzUC Santa Cruz Review writer Dan White had separate in-depth conversations this summer with Toni Morrison and Angela Davis about their past collaboration, their longstanding friendship, and their bedrock belief in the power of literature. Davis ...
Posted on 30 October 2014 | 1:23 pm
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  Toni Morrison's papers to be housed at
PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — The papers of Nobel laureate Toni Morrison are now part of the permanent library collection of Princeton University.
Posted on 27 November 2014 | 4:59 pm
  6 reasons we’re thankful for Stephen
There are only three weeks left of "The Colbert Report," so today we take stock of what we'll miss the most
Posted on 27 November 2014 | 11:15 am
  Mac and Cheese: An Appreciation
Patti LaBelle and I share a common bond: We both love macaroni and cheese. Read more...
Posted on 26 November 2014 | 12:11 pm
  New York honors Jessye Norman, soprano who
New York's opera community on Friday paid tribute to the legendary soprano Jessye Norman, with Nobel Prize-winning novelist Toni Morrison calling her voice almost singular in its beauty. The Metropolitan Opera Guild, which raises money to support the Met as well as music education programs, honored the 69-year-old Norman with an annual end-of-the-year luncheon that features performances by opera ...
Posted on 21 November 2014 | 3:00 pm
  Notes to self: from Philip Roth to Gillian
What is it like to reread Portnoy’s Complaint at 80? What inspired the name of the town in Gone Girl? Writers from Philip Roth to Gillian Flynn and from Toni Morrison to Richard Ford have returned to their own work to annotate a selection of first editions. Take a look at the novel still closest to Anne Tyler’s heart and the pages which make Neil Gaiman the most proud as we round up the ...
Posted on 21 November 2014 | 7:00 am
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  The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison
Buy online and support Teen Ink: In The Bluest Eye, Toni Morrison touches upon some of the most feared issues on the spectrum of human emotion. Pecola, the main character, is a young black girl who yearns for blue eyes and blonde hair. Universal problems ...
Posted on 27 November 2014 | 1:43 pm
  6 reasons we’re thankful for Stephen
Last week, after I watched Stephen Colbert’s interview with Nobel Prize-winning author Toni Morrison — after I fell in love with Morrison all over again, and exclaimed that I must re-read “Beloved” — I also muttered, “Thank goodness for Stephen ...
Posted on 27 November 2014 | 3:28 am
  Toni Morrison Breaks Down The Reality Of
Toni Morrison has a way with words, on and off the page. The Nobel Prize winning author joined Stephen Colbert for an interview Wednesday night to discuss her legendary body of work and the reality of race in American society. With the ease and grace of a ...
Posted on 26 November 2014 | 5:59 am
  Toni Morrison: Writer with Wit and Power
Literary Nobel Prize winner Toni Morrison graced the Colbert Report with her presence last week. There is always something to be said about writers and wit and Toni Morrison absolutely owns her ability to swap snark with comedian Stephen Colbert.
Posted on 24 November 2014 | 7:28 am
  Literary Unicorn Toni Morrison Schools
Through her strong but affable manner, she exclaimed that for years she didn’t read her novels after completion, but felt her “books are worthy” of accolades like the Nobel Prize and Pulitzer Prize “because they are separate from me”. When she ...
Posted on 21 November 2014 | 10:36 am
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  Obama honors Medal of Freedom recipients as
Sketching impressive contributions to society in intensely personal terms, President Barack Obama presented the Medal of Freedom to more than a dozen political and cultural greats Tuesday, including rocker Bob Dylan, astronaut John Glenn and novelist Toni
Posted on 28 May 2012 | 5:09 pm
  At home with Toni Morrison
The Hudson River extends like the sun from the back of Toni Morrison's house, illuminated and infinite, undimmed by an unseasonably drab spring afternoon.
Posted on 7 May 2012 | 7:12 am
  Toni Morrison tells Ohioans she won't write
Novelist Toni Morrison tells fans in Ohio she canceled plans to write a memoir because "there's a point at which your life is not interesting."
Posted on 14 March 2012 | 5:30 pm
  Oppressed voices ring out in Morrison's
She's but a throwaway mention in Shakespeare's "Othello," a one-line reference buried in Act IV of the dense and dark tale of passion and betrayal.
Posted on 14 October 2011 | 9:16 am
  France honors 'beloved' US novelist Toni
Toni Morrison is "beloved" in France, the country's culture minister said Wednesday, as he inducted the celebrated U.S. novelist into the elite Legion of Honor society.
Posted on 3 November 2010 | 7:21 am
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  RockChristopher: When there is pain, there
RockChristopher: When there is pain, there are no words. All pain is the same. ~ T!^i Morris!^ #Quote rt @WritersNetGuide
Posted on 27 November 2014 | 10:43 pm
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Posted on 27 November 2014 | 10:43 pm
  dianaroo: RT @thegoalcontrol: “If there's
dianaroo: RT @thegoalc*&%trol: “If there's a book that you want to read, but it hasn't been written yet, then you must write it.” - T*&%i Morris*&%
Posted on 27 November 2014 | 10:43 pm
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whoaa_amber: "Love is or it ain't. Thin love ain't love at all" -T^@&i Morris^@&
Posted on 27 November 2014 | 10:43 pm
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Posted on 27 November 2014 | 10:43 pm
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  Resolved Question: What does this quote by
Toni Morrison said at a college graduation speech at Barnard titled Cinderella's Stepsisters, "...the function of freedom is...
Posted on 29 August 2013 | 2:54 pm
  Resolved Question: Sula by Toni Morrison?
I read the book Sula by Toni Morrison for school and now i have to write a paper on the topic is basically about who was the hero in the story. At first i...
Posted on 20 July 2013 | 2:29 am
  Resolved Question: HEELPP!!! Why is Toni
Why is she famous... why is she important.. what did she make an impact on??? I NEED HELP!! do you have any Historical Significance...
Posted on 30 January 2011 | 7:07 pm
  Resolved Question: Can someone please help
I need to write and present an in-depth research paper on the author Toni Morrison and her work "Sula" and would like some strong important information on her...
Posted on 18 October 2010 | 1:43 am
  Resolved Question: Beloved by Toni Morrison?
In the book Beloved by Toni Morrison, who or what is Beloved? (name some theories, suggestions, guesses, etc)
Posted on 25 August 2010 | 10:12 pm
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