Toni Morrison

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I left my baby to write this. How do artists balance creativity and the ache for their child? | Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett
All writers and painters who are mothers must tread a heroic path. In an ideal world, we wouldn’t have to, says the Guardian columnist Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett

Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett

06, Jan, 2023 @8:00 AM

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Top 10 novels that interrupt time | Ross Raisin
Most stories adhere to linear plots, but a select few – by authors from Martin Amis to Muriel Spark and Toni Morrison – respin the cogs to unforgettable effect

Ross Raisin

07, Sep, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Texas school district pulls the Bible, The Bluest Eye and other books from library
School board in Dallas-Fort Worth area requires reviewing books facing challenges from parents

Erum Salam

23, Aug, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Namwali Serpell: ‘I find uncertainty compelling in literature’
The award-winning Zambia-born writer on her reading habits, being emboldened by Toni Morrison, and her belief that books aren’t about self-improvement, but engagement

Anthony Cummins

13, Aug, 2022 @5:00 PM

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Recitatif by Toni Morrison audiobook review – an experiment in racial bias
Actor Bahni Turpin narrates this story about the chance encounters between two girls from different races who first meet as roommates in an orphanage

Fiona Sturges

29, Jul, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Where to start with: Toni Morrison
Anyone who has yet to read the late author’s works is in for a treat. This handy primer should help you choose which to pick up first

Bernice McFadden

21, Jul, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Top 10 novels about toxic friendships | Charlotte Northedge
Complex attachments mixing intimacy and deception can decide whole lives, and have inspired novelists from William Thackeray to Elena Ferrante

Charlotte Northedge

16, Mar, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Madeline Miller: ‘Reading Ayn Rand was like being dipped in slime’
The author of The Song of Achilles on discovering TS Eliot, her childhood love of James Herriot and the subversive genius of Chinua Achebe

Madeline Miller

11, Mar, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Toni Morrison novel The Bluest Eye off banned list in St Louis schools
Nobel laureate’s classic debut was removed from libraries but backlash and lawsuits prompted vote to restore

Edward Helmore and agencies

27, Feb, 2022 @6:00 AM

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US libraries report spike in organised attempts to ban books in schools
The American Library Association, which monitors ‘challenges’ to books, says social media have amplified protests to the highest number for decades

Alison Flood

25, Nov, 2021 @10:38 AM

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The Republicans' racial culture war is reaching new heights in Virginia | Sidney Blumenthal
Why is the Republican running for governor of Virginia going after Toni Morrison’s award-winning novel Beloved?

Sidney Blumenthal

30, Oct, 2021 @10:22 AM

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Top 10 books about platonic friendships | Nikita Lalwani
From Doris Lessing to Dickens and John Irving, these tales show how passionate, intense and vital ‘just’ friendships can be

Nikita Lalwani

07, Jul, 2021 @9:00 AM

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