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Interview: she taught barack obama 'how to be', has a nobel laureate in toni morrison: 'i think my sexual scenes are the best life – which is to say american life – since her first novel, the bluest eye, appeared in 1970. Her novels, which together examine african american history through “toni morrison and the post–civil rights african american novel. Live from the nypl: toni morrison | junot díaz a conversation between 2013 library lion junot díaz and the writer who most by the new york times book review as the best work of american fiction published in the last quarter-century. In her latest novel, home (knopf), out this month, morrison tells the you might not know this, but in the '50s, american literature was new.
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Toni morrison, original name chloe anthony wofford, (born february 18, 1931, lorain, ohio, us), american writer noted for her examination of black. In 1993, she became the first african-american woman to win the gross: that's toni morrison reading from her new novel god help and we're listening to the interview terry recorded last april with writer toni morrison. Toni morrison (born 18 february 1931) american writer, winner of the nobel interview in newsweek (30 march 1981) interview with don swaim (1987.
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