"There's something I'm finding out as I'm aging--that I am in love with the world . . . It is a blessing to get old. It is a blessing to find the time to do the things, to read the books, to listen to the music . . ."Sendak's new book, which deals with ideas of aging and mortality (not wanting to turn ten, for example), grew out of a piece he wrote for Sesame Street:
Wednesday, September 21, 2011
Two Conversations with Maurice Sendak
Here's one with Pamela Paul in the New York Times, and another (just aired yesterday) with Terry Gross.