Toni Morrison is the author of eleven novels, from The Bluest
Eye (1970) to God Help the Child (2015). She received
the National Book Critics Circle Award, the Pulitzer Prize, and in
1993 she was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature. She died in
To commemorate Morrison's winning the Nobel Prize for Literature, Knopf here republishes her full canon of novels. This edition of The Bluest Eye (1970) contains a new afterword by the author. The boxed set also includes The Bluest Eye, along with Sula (1974), Song of Solomon (1977), Tar Baby (1981), Beloved (1987), and Jazz (1992). If your originals are shot, the boxed set is an easy way to replace them all.
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