On the occasion of her acceptance of the National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters on the sixth of November, 1996, Nobel laureate Toni Morrison speaks with brevity and passion to the pleasures, the difficulties, the necessities, of the reading/writing life in our time.
“She was our conscience. Our seer. Our truthteller.” —Oprah Winfrey
Publisher: Knopf Publishing Group
Publication Date: December 24, 1996
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