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Perspective-shifting habits of these
Perspective-shifting habits of these extremely creative peopleNEWS.com.au“Writers all devise ways to approach that place where they expect to make the contact, where they become the conduit, or where they engage in this mysterious process,” Morrison said in a 1993 interview for The Paris Review. “For me, light is the signal ...and more »
Posted on 19 July 2014 | 2:43 am
Greenport Junior-Senior High fourth-quarter
Greenport Junior-Senior High fourth-quarter honor rollSuffolk TimesGrade 9: Remi Droskoski, Toni Esposito, Ginger Hughes, Dominique Kart, Vivian Mantzopoulos, Maia Mazzaferro, Angelina Pagano, Jennifer Palencia, Erica Peterson, Eduardo Sanchez, Keegan Syron, Madison Tabor, Kathleen Tuthill, Emelys Villareal, ... Grade ...
Posted on 19 July 2014 | 2:29 am
Of Hairdressers And Busdrivers - Outlook
Of Hairdressers And BusdriversOutlookIt's a slim book of profiles (or 'portraits', as she likes to call them) of 28 world-renowned authors, many of them Nobel winners, from Nadine Gordimer, Toni Morrison and Javier Marias to Mario Vargas Llosa, Kazuo Ishiguro and John Le Carre. Here, the ...
Posted on 19 July 2014 | 12:24 am
Why would a loving mother abandon her baby
Why would a loving mother abandon her baby on a subway platform?Dallas Morning NewsIn Toni Morrison's Beloved, the character Sethe slaughtered her own daughter under the weight of American slavery. Now Frankea Dabbs, drowning in a political economy of misery that historically afflicts poor women of color over and over again, left her ...
Posted on 18 July 2014 | 4:49 pm
The economics of Chelsea Clinton: Catherine
The economics of Chelsea Clinton: Catherine RampellThe OregonianKardashian vastly out-earns Clinton and more accomplished public figures such as Nobel laureate Toni Morrison. The new Mrs. Kanye West charges $100,000 per appearance, according to the fine celebrity journalists at OK! magazine, and at those gigs no ...
Posted on 18 July 2014 | 12:23 pm
Ralph Nader: ‘Hillary’s HaughtyShe replied that she “automatically” reads “anything by Laura Hillenbrand, Walter Isaacson, Barbara Kingsolver, John le Carré, John Grisham, Hilary Mantel, Toni Morrison, Anna Quindlen and Alice Walker,” plus “the latest installments from Alex ...
Posted on 24 July 2014 | 1:15 am
‘The Novel: A Biography’ captures life,For example, Schmidt’s “Elegy” chapter covers and finds commonalities among Thornton Wilder, William Faulkner, Ellen Glasgow, Eudora Welty, Carson McCullers, Flannery O’Connor, Harper Lee, Ralph Ellison, Toni Morrison, Thomas Wolfe, Malcolm Lowry ...
Posted on 23 July 2014 | 9:51 pm
How to Save the English MajorI admit that I've always preferred traditional literature and criticism: I don't really "get" contemporary poetry; queer criticism, for all its intricate novelties, has never interested me; I have read Toni Morrison's 1987 triumph Beloved twice now ...
Posted on 23 July 2014 | 4:25 am
U.S. Authors Snag 4 Spots on Man Booker“It’s going to be Toni Morrison versus Hilary Mantel, or Jonathan Franzen against Ian McEwan, and I think that’s really unfortunate.” American authors didn’t dominate the longlist — the Brits still hold that claim with five titles making the ...
Posted on 22 July 2014 | 10:55 pm
When Charlie Rose Asked Toni Morrison theIn this interview, novelist Toni Morrison is asked by PBS’s Charlie Rose what it is like for her to encounter racism. In true Morrison fashion, she turns the question on its head and places the onus for explaining racism back into the hands of white people.
Posted on 13 July 2014 | 12:22 am
From the Mystery Library: Song of Solomon byAt 83 years old, Toni Morrison is widely recognized as one of America's greatest authors. She's probably best-known for her Pulitzer-Prize-winning novel, Beloved, and her 1993 Nobel Prize in Literature. Today's library pick ...
Posted on 11 July 2014 | 9:15 am
Toni Morrison: Our Pick for Brown U.Imagine sitting in the same room as Toni Morrison and being able to ask her a question, face to face. Unlike many other speaker series on campus, the Brown Lecture Board opens the floor to the entire student body (rather ...
Posted on 10 July 2014 | 7:00 am
Rare Toni Morrison Speech Unearthed -An archivist at Portland State University recently uncovered rare speeches given at the university during the 1950s, 60s, and 70s. One of the speeches uncovered is an extremely powerful and insightful speech given by Toni ...
Posted on 5 July 2014 | 5:59 pm
Toni Morrison Writes For Chipotle |Toni Morrison has a new job. She's now a writer for Chipotle. What does that mean? Find out here.
Posted on 19 May 2014 | 9:40 am
You can now read Jonathan Safran Foer andFoer composed a short called “Two Minute Personality Test” and then asked Malcolm Gladwell, Toni Morrison, George Saunders, Judd Apatow, Sarah Silverman, Bill Hader and others to contribute pieces. “I tried to put ...
Posted on 15 May 2014 | 9:48 am