Obit Toni Morrison

Toni Morrison

Dear Editor,

Toni Morrison was the first African-American woman to win the Nobel Prize in Literature, in 1993, she was the author of 11 novels as well as children’s books and essay collections. Among them were celebrated works like “Song of Solomon,” which received the National Book Critics Circle Award in 1977, and “Beloved,” which won the Pulitzer Prize in 1988. She died on Monday at the age of 88.