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Tampabay.comNobel winner, literary giant Gabriel García Márquez diesTampabay.comIts epic tale of a mysterious and enduring family in the remote Colombian village of Macondo is told in a style called magical realism, a distillation of realism and fabulism that would influence generations of writers, including such major figures as ...Gabriel García Márquez: He proved that tall tales could be truer than factsTelegraph.co.ukall 124 news articles »
Posted on 17 April 2014 | 6:36 pm
Read the List of 2013's Most Frequently
Read the List of 2013's Most Frequently Banned BooksBitchWhile it's tempting to blow off this list's annual appearance (cue jokes about how 50 Shades of Grey doesn't really seem to fit on a list along with anything by Toni Morrison), there's good reason to care: The ALA's list tells a tale of ongoing ...
Posted on 17 April 2014 | 5:56 pm
This is What the NYPD's Failed Muslim
Village Voice (blog)This is What the NYPD's Failed Muslim Surveillance Program Actually Looked LikeVillage Voice (blog)"Toni Morrison says, 'the subject of the dream is the dreamer.' In the case of the New York Police Department, I think the subject of the map is the mapper," Begley says. "But the NYPD has done more than just map Muslim communities. By using informants ...and more »
Posted on 17 April 2014 | 10:06 am
Toni Morrison får allt att röra sig -
Toni Morrison får allt att röra sigNorrköpings TidningarHan famlar, och Toni Morrison får fram det genom korta dialoger och längre iakttagelser – och genom att anonymisera: här är namn, och här är krig, men här är ändå mycket mer. Här är ett slags resa till Franks behövande syster Cee i den amerikanska ...and more »
Posted on 17 April 2014 | 4:20 am
EL Doctorow Wins Library of Congress Award -
New York Times (blog)EL Doctorow Wins Library of Congress AwardNew York Times (blog)... National Book Festival in Washington on Aug. 30. Previous winners of the prize, which was formerly called the Library of Congress Creative Achievement Award for Fiction, are John Grisham, Isabel Allende, Toni Morrison, Philip Roth and Don DeLillo.EL Doctorow wins Library of Congress Prize for American FictionWashington Post (blog)Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction Awarded to EL DoctorowU.S. Politics Todayall 85 news articles »
Posted on 16 April 2014 | 10:15 am
Women should voice their opinions moreBut then, I think of the words of Paulo Coelho or the works of Sheryl Sandberg, Alice Walker and Toni Morrison — I think of women who overcame their fears and told their stories.
Posted on 20 April 2014 | 9:40 am
Life Isn’t A Pretty PictureIn Spanish, his fiction reportedly outsold everything except the Bible. In translation, his influence is visible from Salman Rushdie of India and Ben Okri of Nigeria to Toni Morrison of the US and Mo Yan of China - although some authors are more ...
Posted on 20 April 2014 | 3:13 am
John Paul StevensJustice Stevens Dons 'Medal of Freedom' May 29, 2012 07:16 p.m. Retired Justice John Paul Stevens joined Bob Dylan, Toni Morrison, John Glenn and other luminaries at the White House Tuesday to receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Barack ...
Posted on 20 April 2014 | 3:07 am
'Captain Underpants' doesn't sit well withNEW YORK (AP) — The potty humor of "Captain Underpants" children's books and the mature exploration of race and family violence by Nobel laureate Toni Morrison in "The Bluest Eye" would seem to have little in common. But among some parents, educators and ...
Posted on 19 April 2014 | 2:12 pm
Most banned and challenged books of 2013The American Library Association has released the annual State of the Libraries report of works most frequently challenged at schools and libraries, and Nobel laureate Toni Morrison's The Bluest Eye has made it to the list for its language, along with ...
Posted on 18 April 2014 | 3:25 pm