The Murder of Edgar Allan Poe - Master of the horror story, father of the detective whodunnit and famous American poet died suddenly. Everyone assumed that he drank himself to death, but the facts of the case point to murder.
Toni Morrison won a Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1988 for her novel Beloved. In 1993 she became the first African-American woman to win the Nobel Prize for literature. And in President Obama awarded Morrison the Presidential Medal of Freedom.