Morrison, Toni

About Toni Morrison

Biography (Encyclopædia Britannica)

Biography (Nobel Prize)

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Obituary (The Guardian)

Bradshaw, Peter. "The Pieces I Am Review." The Guardian, 5 Mar. 2020

Dangarembga, Tsitsi. "Tsitsi Dangarembga: 'Reading Toni Morrison's Beloved changed my life'." The Guardian, 10 Jan. 2020



"The First Reviews of Every Toni Morrison Novel." Literary Hub, 6 Aug. 2019

Walker, Kara. "Toni Morrison’s God Help the Child." The New York Times, 13 Apr. 2015

Smiley, Jane. "Toni Morrison's Beloved." The Guardian, 8 Jul. 2006



"Toni Morrison on Her Last Novel and the Voices of Her Characters." The New Yorker, 7 Aug. 2019

Hoby, Hermione. "Toni Morrison: ‘I’m Writing for Black People … I Don’t Have to Apologise’." The Guardian, 25 Apr. 2015

Jaggi, Maya. "An Interview with Toni Morrison." Brick, no. 76, 2005

Denard, Carolyn. "Blacks, Modernism, and the American South." Studies in the Literary Imagination, vol. 31, no. 2, 1998



Walters, Tracey L. African American Literature and the Classicist Tradition: Black Women Writers from Wheatley to Morrison, 2007




God Help the Child (2015)

Home (2012)

A Mercy (2008)

Love (2003)

Paradise (1997)

Jazz (1992)

Beloved (1987)

Tar Baby (1981)

Song of Solomon (1977)

Sula (1973)

The Bluest Eye (1970)


Children's and Young Adults's Books

Please, Louise (2014)

Little Cloud and Lady Wind (2010)

Peeny Butter Fudge (2009)

Who's Got Game? The Ant or the Grasshopper?, The Lion or the Mouse?, Poppy or the Snake? (2007)

The Book of Mean People (2002)

The Big Box (1999)



Desdemona (2011)

Dreaming Emmett (1986)


Essays/Articles/Non-Fiction/Short Stories

Meditations (2019)

The Source of Self-Regard (2019)

"Sweetness." The New Yorker, 2 Feb. 2015

What Moves at the Margin (2008)

Remember (2004)

"Recitatif." Confirmation: An Anthology of African American Women, Baraka and Baraka (eds.), 1983


Audio and Audiovisual Material

Toni Morrison Interview on Her Life and Career. YouTube, 19 Aug. 2019

Toni Morrison Interview on Beloved. YouTube, 19 Aug. 2019

Toni Morrison Interview. YouTube, 22 May 2019

Toni Morrison Nobel Lecture. YouTube, 4 Aug. 2011

A Conversation With Toni Morrison. YouTube, 1 Dec. 2008