Toni Morrison

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Tri-State Area Libraries, Other Venues Host Events For Banned Books Week

Readings, discussions and other activities were under way this week for Banned Books Week, an annual series of events intended to highlight what organizers call the freedom to read.

09/23/2014

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Events Held Across Tri-State Area For Banned Books Week

This week has marked Banned Books Week across the country, and readings and discussions have been held and planned across the Tri-State Area to highlight what organizers call the freedom to read.

09/28/2013

L-R: Nicole 'Snooki' Polizzi, Toni Morrison (credit: Ethan Miller/Pascal Guyot/AFP/Getty Images)

Snooki Of ‘Jersey Shore’ Paid $32,000 To Speak At Rutgers University

Call it the price of the pouf. Rutgers University students paid Nicole Polizzi, better known as Snooki from MTV’s “Jersey Shore,” $32,000 to speak to them. That’s $2,000 more than Nobel-prize winning author Toni Morrison will receive to speak there.

04/01/2011