“If you surrendered to the air, you could ride it.”- Toni Morrison, Song of Solomon
See what Barack Obama, Toni Morrison and more had to say at this year’s commencement ceremonies. Read full article...
We are so excited that our guest today is consulting editor Alan Rinzler. Alan has edited and published Toni Morrison, Tom Robbins, Hunter S. Thompson, Jerzy Kosinski, Shirley MacLaine, Robert Ludlum, Clive Cussler, Andy Warhol, Bob Dylan and others while working as Assistant Managing Editor at Simon & Schuster, Director of Trade Publishing at Bantam, west [...]
Another school year is coming to an end, and once again I wasn't asked to give a commencement speech. What a shame, because most speakers are boring and useless. Attention Toni Morrison, Al Gore and the other big-name commencement speakers-here is some advice college graduates can actually use. Show More Summary
I want to think through these questions raised in my last post a bit differently than Saidiya Hartman and Toni Morrison. Their investigation tends to focus upon the playing in the dark archive of slavery by white writers and artists. I am interested in locating the discussion of the trafficking of black bodies in print [...]
In a list that usually includes Pulitzer-prize winners, this year’s most challenged book is... Captain Underpants? News by Dean Fetzer Mark Twain is often on the list. So are Toni Morrison and Harper Lee. And no, we’re not talking literary awards — we’re talking about the American Library Association’s annual list of ‘challenged’ books. Show More Summary
Jeffrey Goldberg writes: Was the Iraq Invasion Worthwhile? Ask an Iraqi In a recent interview with the New York Times, the writer Toni Morrison said, ?I dare you to tell me a sane reason we went to Iraq.? Her request is not... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Toni Morrison visited West Point on Friday where she read from her latest novel, Home, The book is the story of a black man named Frank Money, a Korean War veteran trying to re-assimilate into American society while struggling with PTSD,...Show More Summary
election 2013 Keywords: christine rau election 2013 political campaigning tony abbott scott morrison The Libs are stuffing political leaflets into mailboxes across the country. Their campaign material is rife with misleading claims about...Show More Summary
Ridgeline Energy Services, Inc. (RGDEF.PK) Business Update and Guidance Call March 12, 2013 11:00 AM ET Executives Tony Ker – Executive Chairman Dennis Danzik – CEO Analysts James Morrison – Cormark Securities Steve Kammermayer – Clarus...Show More Summary
@Google Talks A fireside chat with Toni Morrison, hosted by Torrene Boone from the Google New York office. In her latest book Home, Ms.Morrison extends her profound take on our history with this twentieth-century tale of redemption:Show More Summary
It’s been a very tumultuous 12 months over at KPCC, what with the departure of Madeleine Brand, Patt Morrison and – most recently – program director Craig Curtis. Unfortunately, another name can be added to the list: Tony Pierce. When we first heard about Pierce’s KPCC layoff, it was as much of a surprise to us as his 2011 exit from the LA Times. Show More Summary
Call it, if you will, the virtual literary event of the year. Or of February at least. Toni Morrison, the grande dame of American letters, is holding what’s billed as a "first-of-its-kind digital book signing" Wednesday at noon PST (3 p.m. EST).
Today at 3 pm EST, Toni Morrison will be digitally signing copies of her recent novel Home, in celebration of Black History Month. The entire event will be streamed live on Google+. Related posts: I want to feel what I feel. Even ifShow More Summary
Photo via ABC News Princeton, N.J.—verdant utopia where architect Michael Graves and novelist Toni Morrison have both set up shop—is by no stretch of the imagination a cheap place to live. Thankfully, Princeton University has implemented a program sure to...
Novelist Toni Morrison will headline a Google+ Hangout and a digital book signing. Morrison will join the hangout from Google New York offices on Wednesday, February 27th starting at 3:00 p.m. EST. You can watch this event online via...Show More Summary
The Nobel Prize-winning author Toni Morrison will be participating in a first-of-its-kind digital book signing via a live Google+ Hangout at Google’s New York offices on Wednesday. Toni Morrison is the acclaimed author of ten novels, including The Bluest Eye (1970) and Home (2012). She’s the recipient of the National Book Critics Circle Award, the [...]Show More Summary
Also: Toni Morrison's digital signing; our picks for the best books out this week; and William S. Burroughs in a Nike ad.
Starting at noon today, we’re live streaming from New York’s legendary Harlem Arts Salon. We have a camera inside the salon, to observe a rare conversation between Nobel Laureate and novelist Toni Morrison (who just turned 82) and iconoclastic Bay Area novelist, poet, and MacArthur Genius Award recipient, Ishmael Reed. Their conversation will be moderated by [...]
BY JEVA LANGE Toni Morrison may be 82 now, but she sure is up on the latest technology. Tomorrow, starting at 3 p.m. (so you don’t have to miss the Oscars), Morrison will appear on Open Space’s experimental live stream from the living room of Quincy and Margaret Porter Troupe as...