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Winfrey, Coates among speakers at tribute to Toni Morrison

NEW YORK (AP) - In offering tribute to Toni Morrison, speakers from Oprah Winfrey to Fran Lebowitz on Thursday each shared a very different,...

Winfrey, Coates among speakers at tribute to Toni Morrison

NEW YORK (AP) - In offering tribute to Toni Morrison, speakers from Oprah Winfrey to Fran Lebowitz on Thursday each shared a very different,...

Harold Bloom, author of ‘Anxiety of Influence,’ dies at 89

NEW YORK (AP) - Harold Bloom, the critic and Yale professor whose seminal "The Anxiety of Influence" and melancholy regard for literature's old masters...

Winfrey picks Ta-Nehisi Coates novel for her book club

NEW YORK (AP) - Ta-Nehisi Coates' first novel, "The Water Dancer," has been a long and eventful journey.Begun a decade ago, his chronicle of...

Beyonce, Sinatra among those on Obama summer song playlist

NEW YORK (AP) - The Obama summer playlist has everyone from Drake and Beyonce to Steely Dan and Frank Sinatra. The former president calls...

Paule Marshall, novelist of diverse influences, dead at 90

NEW YORK (AP) - Paule Marshall, an exuberant and sharpened storyteller who in fiction such as "Daughters" and "Brown Girl, Brownstones" drew upon classic...

Paule Marshall, novelist of diverse influences, dead at 90

NEW YORK (AP) - Paule Marshall, an exuberant and sharpened storyteller who in fiction such as "Daughters" and "Brown Girl, Brownstones" drew upon classic...

Paule Marshall, novelist of diverse influences, dead at 90

Acclaimed fiction writer Paule Marshall has died at 90.Marshall's son, Evan K. Marshall, told The Associated Press that she died Monday in Richmond, Virginia....

Legendary author, Toni Morrison, dies age 88

Toni Morrison, author, legend, has died. She was 88 years old. According to the New York Times, the cause was complications from pneumonia. But it...

Toni Morrison was a ‘literary mother’ to countless writers

NEW YORK (AP) - When author Angela Flournoy was asked to dress as her favorite literary character for a magazine shoot four years ago,...