Literary Master Toni Morrison Passes Away

Literary Master Toni Morrison Passes Away

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Toni Morrison, celebrated author of at least 30 books, has passed away, the BBC reports today.   Image via People   Morrison’s most famous novels include The Bluest Eye and Song of Solomon, and Beloved won both the Pulitzer Prize and The American Book Award in 1988. Morrison won more than 30 across her 40 year writing career, including the Nobel Prize for Literature, Commander of the Arts and Letters, Library of Congress Creative Achievement Award for Fiction, The Presidential Medal of Freedom, and honors from several prominent universities. Morrison is quoted, as well, on The National Memorial for Peace and …

Nobel Prize-Winner Toni Morrison’s New Book Links Past, Present, and Future

Nobel Prize-Winner Toni Morrison’s New Book Links Past, Present, and Future

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This insanely talented author has something incredible for us.   Or maybe it’s a lot of things in one.   The award-winning Morrison recently released her new book The Origin of Others (The Charles Eliot Norton Lectures) and we have no doubt it will be as classic as the rest of her work.   Image Via Amazon   It was back in the Spring of 2016 that Morrison delivered a series of Norton Lectures within Harvard University touching on subjects of race, literature, human fears, and social movements. Now those lectures have become six essays stitched together in one eye-opening volume.   Image Via CNN   Morrison takes …