Recitatif—the only short story ever written by legendary Nobel Prize winner Toni Morrison—is a beautiful story about race and the relationships that shape us through life.
In her introduction to the new stand-alone edition of Recitatif, award-winning author Zadie Smith says: “A puzzle of a story, then—a game…. When [Morrison] called Recitatif an ‘experiment’ she meant it. The subject of the experiment is the reader.”
In celebration of the publication of Recitatif, in the video below, we’re taking a look back at a few of our favorite Toni Morrison quotes.
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