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Since publishing her first book, The Bluest Eye, in 1970, Toni Morrison has become one of America's premier novelists. Elizabeth Farnsworth talks with the Nobel and Pulitzer Prize-winning author about her latest book, Paradise.

A major exhibit on the Harlem Renaissance began its tour at the California Palace of the Legion of Honor. An art educator and curator discuss the art and entertainment scene that took place during the Harlem Renaissance.

In 1963, American poet Sylvia Plath killed herself. Since then, her husband Ted Hughes has refused to respond to accusations that he was to blame for her death. Now, in Birthday Letters, his new book of poetry, the British poet…

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Spirit of a Nation

In his PBS series American Visions and 620-page book of the same name, Robert Hughes, art critic for Time Magazine, explores the sweeping history of American art and the influences that make it unique. He takes time to talk with…