Remembering Toni Morrison

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