Each of these novels – in its own way – is a classic. All six fearlessly explore different dimensions of what it means to be black in America.
The iconic author of 'Their Eyes Were Watching God' almost never had a book printed after the 1960s – thanks to Alice Walker, however, Zora Neale Hurston lives on in our literary canon, and a Google Doodle, today.
The writer Zora Neale Hurston was born 123 years ago today.
Zora Neale Hurston is best remembered today for her novel 'Their Eyes Were Watching God.' But Zora Neale Hurston wrote many other works, including fiction and anthropological studies.