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.
"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:

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