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Toni Morrison speaks up for free speech

From the Associated Press: NEW YORK — The setting was divine — a duplex on the Upper East Side. The featured speaker, Nobel laureate Toni Morrison. The subjects: sex, violence and profanity. In other words, the stuff that books are … Continue reading

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Toni Morrison’s “A Mercy”

Michiko Kakutani of The New York Times calls Toni Morrison’s new novel, “A heartbreaking account of lost innocence and fractured dreams [that] also stands, with Beloved, as one of Ms. Morrison’s most haunting works yet.” Read an excerpt from the … Continue reading

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