Remembering Toni Morrison

Premiere DateAug 8, 2019
00:00 Show Opening
01:09 Round Penelope Isles
01:14 Episode Intro
02:39 Round (Cont’d) Penelope Isles
05:54 ‘Remembering the Peerless Toni Morrison’ by Sophie Gilbert
11:27 Through the Garden Penelope Isles
16:16 ‘Remembering the Peerless Toni Morrison’ by Sophie Gilbert (Cont’d)
18:21 Underwater Record Store Penelope Isles
22:22 ‘Book of the Times: Beloved’ by Michiko Kakutani
26:43 Gnarbone Penelope Isles
29:28 Episode Final Thoughts
33:08 Outro
33:38 Finish

Toni Morrison was an American novelist, essayist, editor, teacher and professor emeritus at Princeton University. Morrison won the Pulitzer Prize and the American Book Award in 1988 for ‘Beloved,’ and was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1993 and the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2016. Morrison passed away on Monday, August 5th at the age of 88.

Articles mentioned in the podcast:
‘The Atlantic’ obituary by Sophie Gilbert https://www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2019/08/remembering-toni-morrison/595576/

The 1987 archived ‘Beloved’ review by Michiko Kakutani
https://www.nytimes.com/1987/09/02/books/books-of-the-times-788887.html

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