Originally broadcast at 3:30 p.m. EDT Thursday, July 16, 2020.
John Hoppenthaler presents Toni Morrison's The Source of Self-Regard.
The Source of Self-Regard, released in February 2019, was Morrison’s final published work as she died in August 2019. Morrison was an American novelist, essayist, book editor with a collection of work that spanned four decades.
Hoppenthaler, who served as Morrison’s personal assistant for nine years, will showcase the book to Chautauqua. He is also the author of the poetry collections Lives of Water, Anticipate the Coming Reservoir, and Domestic Garden.
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