American Nobel and Pulitzer Prize-winning famous writer Toni Morrison died at the age of 88.
The famous Nobel laureate writer Toni Morrison, who has achieved significant success with the Beloved trilogy, died on Monday.
WHO IS TONI MORRISON?
He was born in 1931 in Ohio. He studied literature at Howard and Cornell Universities. His thesis was on the works of Virginia Woolf and William Faulkner. He taught English at Texas Southern University and Howard. He sowed the seeds of his first novel in a writing group at Howard. In the following years, he continued to teach at the academy as well as being an editor. From 1989 to 2006, he served at the Chair of Humanities at Princeton University.
Toni Morrison was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1993, winning the National Book Critics Circle Award, the American Book Award, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the National Humanities Medal, and the Pulitzer Prize.
Loved, author of novels such as The Blue Eye and The Song of Solomon, Morrison mostly focuses on racism in the United States and the devastating consequences of this racism.