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from MadameNoire

Still Got That On The Shelf: Books Every Black Girl Read Back In The Day

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from The Huffington Post

18 Books That Changed How We Felt About Ourselves As Women

18 Books That Changed How We Felt About Ourselves As Women 1. The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison "The Bluest Eye helped me to realize that I was truly beautiful -- both inside and out -- in spite of society's standards." - Dana Oliver, Senior Beauty Editor

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from Oprah.com

The Bluest Eye

With its vivid evocation of the fear and loneliness at the heart of a child's yearning, and the tragedy of its fulfillment, "The Bluest Eye" remains one of Toni Morrison's most powerful, unforgettable novels--and a significant work of American fiction.

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from TIME.com

10 Questions for Toni Morrison

"If there is a book that you want to read, but it hasn't been written yet, you must be the one to write it."-Toni Morrison

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from Brain Pickings

The First Ads for Famous Books

First ad for Toni Morrison's The Bluest Eye, 1970 - from Read Me, by New York Times book critic Dwight Garner (via Brain Pickings)

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50 Books That Every African American Should Read

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The Bluest Eye as heard on "The Diane Rehm Show" on October 1, 2014. Reserve a copy at: http://appalachian.nccardinal.org/eg/opac/record/562566?query=Toni%20morrison;qtype=author;locg=126;page=1

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