Toni Morrison documentary for Ake Festival

** FILE ** Nobel Prize-winning author Toni Morrison accepts her Woman of the Year award at the 18th Annual Glamour Women of the Year awards at the Lincoln Center in this Nov. 5, 2007, file photo in New York. Morrison endorsed Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Barack Obama, and said her decision has little to do with Obama's race, but rather his personal gifts. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow/File)

“Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am’ is going to be shown at the Ake Book and Arts Festival taking place from October 24 to 27.

In a review by AO Scott in the New Your Times, he writes, “‘The Pieces I Am’ is built around an extended interview. Morrison, 88, faces the camera and reflects on her career as a novelist and editor and on the history that has informed her fiction.”

Morrison who died on August 5 this year was an American novelist, essayist, editor, teacher, and professor emeritus at Princeton University. Her first novel, ‘The Bluest Eye,’ was published in 1970. She was also known for ‘Beloved,’ one of her most popular works.

The Ake Arts and Book Festival is an annual even that takes place in Lagos.

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