Other Writings by Toni Morrison

Writings By Toni Morrison: 


The Bluest Eye (New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1970; London: Chatto & Windus, 1979).

Sula (New York: Plume, 1973; London: Allen Lane, 1974).

Song of Solomon (New York: Knopf, 1977; London: Chatto & Windus, 1978).

Tar Baby (New York: Knopf, 1981; London: Chatto & Windus, 1981).

Beloved (New York: Knopf, 1987; London: Chatto & Windus, 1987).

Jazz (Franklin Center, Pa.: Franklin Library / New York: Knopf, 1992; London: Chatto & Windus, 1992).

Playing in the Dark: Whiteness and the Literary Imagination (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1992; London: Picador, 1993).

Lecture and Speech of Acceptance, upon the Award of the Nobel Prize for Literature (New York: Knopf, 1994; London: Chatto & Windus, 1994).

The Dancing Mind: Speech upon Acceptance of the National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters on the Sixth of November, Nineteen Hundred and Ninety-Six (New York: Knopf, 1996).

Paradise (New York: Knopf, 1998; London: Chatto & Windus, 1998).

The Big Bo, by Morrison and Slade Morrison (New York: Hyperion Books for Children/Jump at the Sun, 1999; London; Turnaround, 2002).

The Book of Mean People, by Morrison and Slade Morrison (New York: Hyperion Books for Children, 2002; London: Turnaround, 2003).

The Ant or the Grasshopper? by Morrison and Slade Morrison (New York: Scribner, 2003).

The Lion or the Mouse? by Morrison and Slade Morrison (New York: Scribner, 2003).

Poppy or the Snake? by Morrison and Slade Morrison (New York: Scribner, 2003).

Love (New York: Knopf, 2003; London: Chatto & Windus, 2003).

Remember: The Journey to School Integration (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2004).

The Mirror or the Glass? by Morrison and Slade Morrison (New York: Scribner, 2004).

Who’s Got Game?: Three Fables, by Morrison and Slade Morrison (New York: Scribner, 2005)–comprises The Ant or the Grasshopper?, The Lion or the Mouse?, and Poppy or the Snake? 

Play Production 

Dreaming Emmett, Albany, New York, 4 January 1986.


The Black Book, compiled by Middleton Harris, edited by Morrison (New York: Random House, 1974).

“Rootedness: The Ancestor as Foundation,” in Black Women Writers (1950-1980): A Critical Evaluation, edited by Mari Evans (Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, 1984), pp. 339-345.

Race-ing, Justice, En-gendering Power: Essays on Anita Hill, Clarence Thomas and the Construction of Social Reality, edited by Morrison (New York: Pantheon, 1992; London: Chatto & Windus, 1993).

Huey P. Newton, To Die for the People: The Writings of Huey P. Newton, edited by Morrison (New York: Writers and Readers, 1995).

Honey and Rue, text by Morrison, compact disc (Hamburg: Deutsche Gammophon, 1995).

Toni Cade Bambara, Deep Sightings and Rescue Missions: Fiction, Essays, and Conversations, edited by Morrison (New York: Pantheon, 1996).

Birth of a Nation’hood: Gaze, Script, and Spectacle in the O. J. Simpson Case, edited by Morrison and Claudia Brodsky Lacour (New York: Pantheon, 1997).

Selected Periodical Publications 

“What the Black Woman Thinks About Women’s Lib,” New York Times Magazine, 22 August 1971, pp. 14-15, 63-64, 66.

“Cooking Out,” New York Times Book Review, 10 June 1973, pp. 4, 12.

“Behind the Making of the Black Book,” Black World, 23 (February 1974): 86-90.

“Rediscovering Black History,” New York Times Magazine, 11 August 1974, pp. 14, 16, 18, 20, 22, 24.

“Reading,” Mademoiselle, 81 (May 1975): 14.

“A Slow Walk of Trees (as Grandmother Would Say) Hopeless (as Grandfather Would Say), New York Times Magazine, 4 July 1976, pp. 104, 150, 152, 160, 162, 164.

“Memory, Creation, and Writing,” Thought, 59 (December 1984): 385-390.

“Unspeakable Things Unspoken: The Afro-American Literature,” Michigan Quarterly Review, 28 (Winter 1989): 1-34.

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