Toni Morrison

  • Blogs

    September 29, 2014

    How Do We Determine What Books Are and Are Not Appropriate For Kids?

    Highland Park ISD announced at the end of last week that it would be suspending seven books from the high school reading list: Herman Hesse's Siddhartha, Garth Stein's The Art of Racing in the Rain, John Green's An Abundance of Katherines, Toni Morrison's Song of Solomon, Sherman Alexie's The Absolu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2014

    Park Cities Kids Are Already Rich. Why Do We Want Them To Be Smart?

    "There's nothing sure. The rich get rich and the poor get poor. In the meantime, in between time, ain't we got fun?" "Ain't We Got Fun," Van and Schenck, 1921 Hate that lyric. Always did. Don't think it's true. The most recent big upward mobility study found that, while mobility in the U.S. isn ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2014

    Highland Park ISD Bans Books Because Sex

    Highland Park High School announced it would be suspending seven books from the high school reading list, just in time for Banned Books Week. So what's wrong with the books? Each of the seven, award-winning texts feature themes about sexuality or include passages that some parents find too racy. S ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2012

    Comerica Donates $15,000 Worth of E-Books and Readers, Setting a Trend, Rawlings Hopes

    With its budget shrinking and shrinking over the past several years, the Dallas library system has an acute need for a Daddy Warbucks. Several, actually. More specifically, branches need deep-pocketed donors who can pick up the public book-houses by the boot straps, smack them in the behind and prop ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 27, 2008
  • Blogs

    February 22, 2008
  • Blogs

    January 18, 2008

    Hollywood on Ice

    Brendan Gleeson and Colin Farrell are stuck In Bruges, which kicked off Sundance last night. PARK CITY, Utah -- The Sundance Film Festival hadn't even officially begun Thursday when word circulated through the 4-below Park City climes that the Directors Guild of America had reached a tentative, thre ... More >>

  • Culture

    September 21, 2006

    Hoof Dreams

    Women and Horses takes the audience on a sweet ride; Eat the Runt bites it

  • Calendar

    February 5, 2004

    Coffee Talk

    Going Drinking with ZZ Packer

  • Culture

    February 7, 2002

    White Man's Burden

    Spinning Into Butter spreads itself thin over racial prejudice

  • Film

    October 18, 2001

    Stuck in Neutral

    Barrymore goes Riding in Cars, but the destination is a dead-end

  • Culture

    October 5, 2000

    Rock and a Hard Place

    Music can free your soul, but can it spring the West Memphis Three?

  • Culture

    August 3, 2000

    The talking penis

    Basic Instinct author crawls up Bill Clinton's pants and hangs on tight

  • Film

    December 24, 1998

    Southern cross

    Maya Angelou extends her domain by taking on film with Down in the Delta

  • Dining

    October 29, 1998

    Of men, meat, and money

    Capital Grille lays it on thick

  • Calendar

    October 29, 1998
  • Film

    October 15, 1998

    Not nearly Beloved

    Toni Morrison's novel makes an awkward transition from page to screen

  • News

    October 8, 1998

    Black like him

    Despite the Starr report's dirty details, Paula Jones' case against the nation's "first black president" hinges as much on race as on sex

  • Film

    August 13, 1998

    Groove's thang

    Terry McMillan's fantasy fluff offers escapist pleasures for all audiences

  • News

    June 11, 1998

    Science friction

    Dallas author Patricia Anthony's sci-fi caught Hollywood's interest. But her decision to chuck the whole genre caught New York's wrath.

  • Film

    April 9, 1998
  • News

    October 23, 1997

    Mr. Passion

    Meet Dallas literary agent Evan Fogelman, the brains behind the bodice-rippers

  • Music

    June 12, 1997
  • Culture

    March 6, 1997

    Answer this door

    DTC's Thunder is a sensual roof-raiser

  • Calendar

    October 31, 1996