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Toni Morrison: 'I want to feel what I feel. Even if it's not happiness'

24 mins | Aug 14, 2019
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The Nobel prize-winning author on the death of her son and why love doesn't last. Toni Morrison, an icon who characterised black voices, passed away in August 2019. In this interview with Emma Brockes for the Guardian in 2012, the Nobel and Pulitzer prize-winning author opens up about the magic of writing, the untimely death of her son and her fight to be recognised.
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