*Nobel Laureate, Toni Morrison passed away this week at 88 years of age. Bookworm is rebroadcasting a 2009 conversation with her about her novel, A Mercy.*
In this first of two conversations with Nobel laureate Toni Morrison, we explore the backgrounds of her novel, A Mercy (Knopf). How did she find the textures of pre-colonial America: the feel of the land; the wildlife; the proliferation of races, nationalities and ambitions? (Part II)
- Read an excerpt from A Mercy.