Toni Morrison, Part II

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a_mercy.jpgIn this second half of our two-part interview with Toni Morrison, the conversation continues in an attempt to discover the way a novel is built. How does a novel become resonant? How does a simple fact become dense enough to become symbolic? How does a symbol become part of a fabric of meanings? Toni Morrison reveals the ultimate meaning of A Mercy (Knopf), providing, in the process, a lesson in how to read. (Part I)


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