US immigrants assimilation and discontents -
IrishCentralUS immigrants assimilation and discontents - making of a great nation (VIDEO)IrishCentralA poll by The New York Times Book Review back in 2006 found that American Pastoral was arguably the second best book of the previous 25 years, behind only Toni Morrison's Beloved. There are many reasons why American Pastoral is celebrated.
Posted on 24 October 2016 | 1:06 am
Patterson: Give audiobooks a chance - The
Patterson: Give audiobooks a chance - The LedgerThe LedgerHardcore readers either love audiobooks or hate them.and more »
Posted on 23 October 2016 | 11:14 am
American music to be featured at vocal
Tullahoma News and GuardianAmerican music to be featured at vocal recitalTullahoma News and GuardianSong settings come from noted American poets Edna St. Vincent Millay, Langston Hughes, Mary Oliver, E.E. Cummings and Toni Morrison. “All the composers are American and are all living, which is exciting to me. I like to perform as much new music as I ...
Posted on 23 October 2016 | 6:27 am
"This is an unprecedented
RollingStone.com"This is an unprecedented situation," author Per Wästberg says of singer's lack of recognition to winning honorRollingStone.comSince announcing that Dylan would be the recipient of their Nobel Prize in Literature – the first American winner since Toni Morrison in 1993 – the Swedish Academy have tried fruitlessly to get in touch with Dylan, who has not acknowledged the award ...Ghanaian writers, musicians and Swedish academy's definition of literatureGhanaWebBob Dylan has been slammed as “impolite and arrogant” for refusing to comment on his Nobel Prize winNZCityNobel Prize Academy Member Comments on Bob Dylan's Silence After Winning AwardOkayplayer (blog)Legal Reader (blog) -The Queensland Times -Shelter Island Reporterall 256 news articles »
Posted on 22 October 2016 | 10:18 am
Bob Dylan Seems Kind of 'Meh' on the Whole
Ultimate Classic RockBob Dylan Seems Kind of 'Meh' on the Whole Nobel Prize ThingUltimate Classic RockSince joining the exclusive list of Americans including Ernest Hemingway, Toni Morrison and William Faulkner who've earned this coveted award, Dylan has conspicuously avoided comment of any kind. He also hasn't returned phone calls trying to confirm ...Bob Dylan erases all trace of his Nobel prizeInternational Business Times, India EditionWill Bob Dylan accept his Nobel Prize?USA TODAYBob Dylan acknowledges his Nobel Prize -- sort ofPBS NewsHourStereogum -Vermont Public Radio -NDSU The Spectrum -Bob Dylanall 325 news articles »
Posted on 21 October 2016 | 9:00 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