Each week we will highlight a different author that your should know from our library collection.

This week’s author is Toni Morrison.

Toni Morrison was an author, book editor and professor. Her book, Beloved won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1988. She was the first African-American woman to win the Nobel Prize in Literature for novels that give “life to an essential aspect of American reality.”  Ms. Morrison passed away August 5th, 2019. We have a collection of her books, here at the Maroon Library. Check one out and learn more about this amazing author.


“Toni Morrison.”, A&E Networks Television, 6 Aug. 2019,

Williams, Andreá N. “Morrison, Toni.” World Book Advanced, World Book, 2019, Accessed 20 Aug.