Novelist Toni Morrison dies at 88
Top writer Toni Morrison has passed away at the age of 88. The renowned novelist, who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1993, died on Monday night August 5th, according to a source at her publisher, Knopf. The cause of death wasn’t said.
Morrison was famous for her very acclaimed and best-selling novel "Beloved", which won the 1988 Pulitzer Prize for fiction.
Born at Chloe Ardella Wofford, Morrison was a top American novelist, essayist, editor, teacher and professor emeritus at Princeton University.
This also makes Morrison the first black woman of any nationality to be awarded a Nobel Prize in Literature.
Her new novel, ‘God Help the Child’, was published in 2015. She wrote on the toughest of times, including the death of her lovely son in 2010.
On course of the release of her 9th novel, Home, in 2012, Morrison told Interview magazine: “I stopped writing until I began to think, he would be really put out if he thought that he had caused me to stop.”