100 best nonfiction books: No 26 – Notes of a Native Son by James Baldwin (1955)
... James Baldwin, African-American literature reaches one of its 20th-century masters in fiction (Go Tell It on the Mountain and Giovanni's Room), a name to stand alongside Langston Hughes, Richard Wright and, most recently, Nobel laureate Toni Morrison.
Frankie Meyer: New museum features African-American historical figures
Among the famous poets and writers are Maya Angelou, Alice Walker, Toni Morrison and Langston Hughes (who was born in Joplin). Two educators from the Tuskegee Institute are Booker T. Washington and George Washington Carver (an agricultural ...
"Délivrances" de Toni Morrison
Dans "Délivrances", Toni Morrison explore de nouveau le thème de l'identité noire, mais le plus souvent sous l'angle du mal-être et de la violence intériorisée. L'élection de Barack Obama en 2008 n'a pas apaisé les tensions raciales aux Etats-Unis ...
Laila Lalami's Great American Novel: 'Song of Solomon' by Toni Morrison
Los Angeles Times
To ask about The Great American Novel is to invite a debate about every portion of the phrase. Why use the definite article, which suggests that only one book can lay claim to the title? What parameters do we use to define greatness? In this era of ...