Those of you who have had kids are familiar with Maurice Sendak’s kids books, and wild artwork.
Sad to report he died this morning at 83.
Terri Gross at WHYY’s Fresh Air interviewed Sendak four times and commemorated this evenings show to exerts from those interviews.
Great interviews and as I’ve come to expect from Terri Gross she brings out conversation and aspects of the man that other interviewers were blind to.
Even more fun for over here, listen up
All you happy atheists out there, Sandak has some most interesting reflections towards the end of the third interview and sprinkled throughout his last interview when he is looking death in the eye…
Worth the listen, trust me on this one. . . . . . .
May 8, 2012
Author and illustrator Maurice Sendak, whose classic children’s book Where the Wild Things Are became a perennial and award-winning favorite for generations of children, died this morning (5/8/12). He was 83.
and most recently Bumble-ardy
exerts from interviews in: 1989 ~ 1993 ~ 2003 ~ September 2011