Toni Morrison: ‘I think goodness is more interesting’

God Help the Child

Toni Morrison wants everyone to know that she hates the title of her newest novel, God Help the Child. The original title, Morrison said, was The Wrath of Children, and in her opinion … it provided more clarity about a key theme of the novel: that what you do to children matters. The book isn’t just about anger, she says, it is about something stronger, about children’s fury about what adults have done to them and how they tried to get through it and over it and around it and how it affected them.’ Click here to read the article.


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