Toni Morrison

Toni Morrison is one of the most prominent authors in world literature, having won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1993 for her collected works. Several of her novels have taken their place in the canon of American literature, including The Bluest Eye, Beloved, and Song of Solomon. She received the National Book Critics Award in 1977 for Song of Solomon and the 1988 Pulitzer Prize for Beloved. Morrison's writings are notable for their epic themes, vivid dialogue, and richly detailed African American characters. [+]