It was an odd trip - Toni had bad knees and hiking wasn't a passion, but it seemed like a romantic gesture.
On September 29, Toni and Harold hiked for a while before going off the trail to some rougher terrain.
Harold dialled 911 to report that Toni had fallen 130ft off the edge of a mountain while taking a photo.
Previewing her book club dinner, Winfrey recalls: "I called up Toni Morrison and I said, 'Do people tell you they have to keep going over the words sometimes?
When you are buying Toni Morrison, Nobel Prize winner and Oprah guest, the reprint cover suggests, which particular book you select is less important than your purchase of Morrison's new cultural status.
Read by the author," a Morrison audiobook presents a disembodied author: Toni Morrison, Nobel Prize winner, reads her novel to you as you drive to work or sweep around the house.
Toni, 46, was stunned yesterday that her personal website page had reached such a huge audience.
In her message Toni told them of her rare condition - gender dysphoria - and how it nearly ended her marriage.
In "Knowing Their Names: Toni Morrison's Song of Solomon," Marianne Hirsch explores the possibility of a "dual masculine-feminine legacy" in Song of Solomon that negotiates the material presence of the mother in the African American family with the absence of the father.
This is all the more reason for scholars to revisit Song of Solomon, a novel that, had it been written by anyone other than Toni Morrison, would constitute in its own right a remarkable body of work.