Elmore Leonard Shoots His Way Into the Library Of America
The National Book Foundation awarded Leonard the 2012 medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters, putting him on a pedestal with the likes of Norman Mailer, Toni Morrison and John Updike. “Mark Twain seems like the most effortless writer ...
Library delves into banned books
Henderson Daily Dispatch (registration)
... compared the books banned 90 years ago with four banned in 2013: “Captain Underpants” by Dav Pilker, “The Hunger Games” by Suzanne Collins, “The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-time Indian” by Sherman Alexie and “The Bluest Eye” by Toni Morrison.
New Orleans real estate transfers
The Times-Picayune - NOLA.com
Morrison Court 37: Sylvia J. Walker to Myloc T. Nguyen, $35,000. Music St. 6414: Brandee M. Bocage to .... Robert St. 2417: Nola Home Restorations LLC to Toni G. Thompson and Charles C. Thompson, $225,000. S. Galvez St. 4546: Maureen M. Burrows ...
The books that made us
The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy, Tar Baby by Toni Morrison and Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov. Not only are the three of them here great story-tellers but they are also the best prose-stylists. When entire sentences and paragraphs of a book are ...