Toni Morrison
Toni Morrison

Toni Morrison is the author of eleven novels, from The Bluest Eye (1970) to God Help the Child (2015). She received the National Book Critics Circle Award, the Pulitzer Prize, and in 1993 she was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature. She died in 2019.

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Author: Toni Morrison | Narrator: Bahni Turpin
Release Date: May 05, 2020
An immensely persuasive work of literary criticism that opens a new chapter in the American dialogue on race -- and promises to change the way we read American literature.Morrison shows how much the themes of freedom and individualism, manhood a...
Author: Toni Morrison | Narrator: Bahni Turpin
Release Date: February 12, 2019
Arguably the most celebrated and revered writer of our time now gives us a new nonfiction collection--a rich gathering of her essays, speeches, and meditations on society, culture, and art, spanning four decades.The Source of Self-Regard is brimming ...
Author: Toni Morrison | Narrator: Toni Morrison
Release Date: November 14, 2017
"Rumors had been whispered for more than a year. Outrages that had been accumulating all along took shape as evidence. A mother was knocked down the stairs by her cold-eyed daughter. Four damaged infants were born in one family. Daughters refuse...
Author: Toni Morrison | Narrator: Toni Morrison
Release Date: September 12, 2017
An official Oprah Winfrey’s “The Books That Help Me Through” selectionWith this brilliantly imagined New York Times bestselling novel, Toni Morrison transfigures the coming-of-age story as audaciously as Saul Bel...
Author: Toni Morrison | Narrator: Toni Morrison
Release Date: April 21, 2015
Spare and unsparing, God Help the Child—the first novel by Toni Morrison to be set in our current moment—weaves a tale about the way the sufferings of childhood can shape, and misshape, the life of the adult. At the center: a young woman ...
Author: Toni Morrison | Narrator: Toni Morrison
Release Date: March 10, 2015
In the winter of 1926, when everybody everywhere sees nothing but good things ahead, Joe Trace, middle-aged door-to-door salesman of Cleopatra beauty products, shoots his teenage lover to death. At the funeral, Joe’s wife, Violet, attacks t...
Author: Toni Morrison | Narrator: Toni Morrison
Release Date: May 08, 2012
America’s most celebrated novelist, Nobel Prize-winner Toni Morrison extends her profound take on our history with this twentieth-century tale of redemption: a taut and tortured story about one man’s desperate search for himself in a worl...
Author: Toni Morrison | Narrator: Desiree Coleman
Release Date: July 19, 2011
Ravishingly beautiful and emotionally incendiary, Tar Baby is Toni Morrison’s reinvention of the love story. Jadine Childs is a black fashion model with a white patron, a white boyfriend, and a coat made out of ninety perfect sealskins. Son...
Author: Toni Morrison | Narrator: Toni Morrison
Release Date: July 19, 2011
The Bluest Eye, published in 1970, is the first novel written by Toni Morrison, winner of the 1993 Nobel Prize in Literature.It is the story of eleven-year-old Pecola Breedlove--a black girl in an America whose love for its blond, blue-eyed children ...
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Author: Toni Morrison | Narrator: Toni Morrison
Release Date: March 24, 2009
"Rumors had been whispered for more than a year. Outrages that had been accumulating all along took shape as evidence. A mother was knocked down the stairs by her cold-eyed daughter. Four damaged infants were born in one family. Daughters refuse...
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Author: Toni Morrison | Narrator: Toni Morrison
Release Date: November 11, 2008
In the 1680s the slave trade was still in its infancy. In the Americas, virulent religious and class divisions, prejudice and oppression were rife, providing the fertile soil in which slavery and race hatred were planted and took root.Jacob is an Ang...
Author: Toni Morrison | Narrator: Toni Morrison
Release Date: August 14, 2007
Two girls who grow up to become women. Two friends who become something worse than enemies. In this brilliantly imagined novel, Toni Morrison tells the story of Nel Wright and Sula Peace, who meet as children in the small town of Medallion, Ohio....