What are some notable books written by Toni Morrison?

  1. The Bluest Eye (1970) Buy on Amazon. Add to library.
  2. Beloved (1987) Buy on Amazon.
  3. Song of Solomon (1977) Buy on Amazon.
  4. Tar Baby (1981) Buy on Amazon.
  5. Jazz (1992) Buy on Amazon.
  6. Sula (1973) Buy on Amazon.
  7. Paradise (1997) Buy on Amazon.
  8. God Help the Child (2015) Buy on Amazon.

What was Toni Morrison most famous book?

Which Toni Morrison novel should I read first?

Beloved, 1987 – If there’s anywhere to start with Toni Morrison, it’s Beloved, the novel that won her the Pulitzer Prize in Fiction in 1988. Set during the Reconstruction, the novel tells the story of Sethe, a runaway slave whose house becomes haunted by the ghost of her daughter.

What is Toni Morrison known for writing?

What did Toni Morrison write? Among Toni Morrison’s best-known works are the novels The Bluest Eye (1970), Sula (1973), Song of Solomon (1977), and Beloved (1987) and the nonfiction volumes Playing in the Dark: Whiteness and the Literary Imagination (1992) and Remember (2004).

When did Toni Morrison won the Pulitzer Prize?

In 1987, Morrison’s critically acclaimed Beloved, based on a true story of a runaway slave, won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction. Oprah Winfrey starred in the film adaptation of the novel in 1998. The NY Times called the book “The best work of American fiction of the past twenty-five years.”

What book did Toni Morrison win Nobel Prize for?

These are the words of this year’s Nobel Laureate in Literature, the American writer Toni Morrison, in her book of essays “Playing in the Dark: Whiteness and the Literary Imagination” (1992).

What kind of books does Toni Morrison write?

Toni Morrison
OccupationNovelist essayist children’s writer professor
EducationHoward University (BA) Cornell University (MA)
GenreAmerican literature
Notable worksThe Bluest Eye (1970) Sula (1973) Song of Solomon (1977) Tar Baby (1981) Beloved (1987)


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