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Toni Morrison
Lorain, Ohio, 18 Feb. 1931 • American novelist and essayist

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ON TONI MORRISON'S BOOKSHELF

Mrs Dalloway
Virginia Woolf, 1925

The Waves
Virginia Woolf, 1931

Absalom, Absalom!
William Faulkner, 1936

Invisible Man
Ralph Ellison, 1952

Their Eyes Were Watching God
Zora Neale Hurston, 1937

Margaret Garner
www.margaretgarner.org,

Go Down Moses, and Other Stories
William Faulkner, 1942

BOOKS BY TONI MORRISON:

Beloved
1987
Sethe, an escaped slave living in post-Civil War Ohio with her daughter and mother-in-law, is haunted by the ghost of the dead baby girl whom she sacrificed to save her from slavery.
WHAT TO READ AFTER BELOVED?

AFRICAN-AMERICAN CLASSICS
Native Son
Richard Wright, 1940

Go Tell It on the Mountain
James Baldwin, 1953

The Color Purple
Alice Walker, 1982

GHOSTS FROM THE PAST
One Hundred Years of Solitude
Gabriel García Márquez, 1967

Old People and the Things that Pass
Louis Couperus, 1906

Wuthering Heights
Emily Brontë, 1847

The House of the Seven Gables
Nathaniel Hawthorne, 1851

Sophie's Choice
William Styron, 1979

[Lijken op liefde]
Astrid Roemer, 1997

SLAVERY AND ITS CONSEQUENCES
The Known World
Edward P. Jones, 2003

Uncle Tom's Cabin
Harriet Beecher Stowe, 1852

[Hoe duur was de suiker?]
Cynthia McLeod, 1987

Roots
Alex Haley, 1976

The Bluest Eye
1970

Sula
1973

Song of Solomon
1977
This is the story of Macon 'Milkman' Dead, heir to the richest black family in a Midwestern town, as he makes a voyage of rediscovery, travelling southwards geographically and inwards spiritually. Through the enlightenment of one man, the novel recapitulates the history of slavery and liberation.
Tar Baby
1981

Jazz
1992
Joe Trace, door-to-door salesman, erstwhile devoted husband, shoots to death his lover of three months, 18 year old Dorcas. At the funeral, his determined, hardworking wife Violet tries to disfigure the corpse with a knife. Captures the complex humanity of black urban life.
Paradise
1998
The anatomy of an internecine war - cultural, religious and racial - waged between a community of nuns and the strays and misfits who arrive at their convent for safe haven, and those who dwell in the surrounding black township in Oklahoma.
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