US author Toni Morrison

Nobel-winning author Toni Morrison passes away

US author Toni Morrison, whose 1987 novel “Beloved” about a runaway slave won a Pulitzer Prize and contributed to a body of work that made her the first black woman to be presented the Nobel Prize in Literature, has died at the age of 88, her publisher says.

September 30, 2021
September 30, 2021

The need to be fierce: In "Sweetness", Toni Morrison allows a mother to explain her actions

Anyone familiar with Toni Morrison’s work would know about the gutting picture of slavery and racism that she painted with her stories.

August 6, 2019
August 6, 2019

Nobel-winning author Toni Morrison passes away

US author Toni Morrison, whose 1987 novel “Beloved” about a runaway slave won a Pulitzer Prize and contributed to a body of work that made her the first black woman to be presented the Nobel Prize in Literature, has died at the age of 88, her publisher says.