Toni Morrison

Toni Morrison is a celebrated African-American novelist and professor. She has won both the Nobel Prize and the Pulitzer Prize. 

"There is a loneliness that can be rocked. Arms crossed, knees drawn up, holding, holding on, this motion, unlike a ship's, smooths and contains the rocker. It's an inside kind — wrapped tight like skin. Then there is the loneliness that roams. No rocking can hold it down. It is alive. On its own. A dry and spreading thing that makes the sound of one's own feet going seem to come from a far-off place."

— Toni Morrison, Beloved


ARTICLES FEATURING TONI

No Strangers Here

Refusing polarized narratives, Toni Morrison's "The Origin of Others" takes up the nebulous task of understanding what it is to estrange or make familiar....


The Ghost of Books: Past, Present, and Future


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