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newshour:

By British artist Jon Burgerman

newshour:

By British artist Jon Burgerman

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boston:

Dan Wasserman, editorial cartoonist for The Boston Globe, remembers children’s author Maurice Sendak.

boston:

Dan Wasserman, editorial cartoonist for The Boston Globe, remembers children’s author Maurice Sendak.

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"You know who my gods are, who I believe in fervently? Herman Melville, Emily Dickinson — she’s probably the top — Mozart, Shakespeare, Keats. These are wonderful gods who have gotten me through the narrow straits of life."

- Maurice Sendak on religion and faith. [complete interviews here] (via nprfreshair)

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"I have nothing now but praise for my life. I’m not unhappy. I cry a lot because I miss people. They die and I can’t stop them. They leave me and I love them more. … What I dread is the isolation. … There are so many beautiful things in the world which I will have to leave when I die, but I’m ready, I’m ready, I’m ready."

- Maurice Sendak (from his 2011 NPR interview)

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popculturebrain:

RIP Maurice Sendak

popculturebrain:

RIP Maurice Sendak

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msnbc:

Maurice Sendak, the children’s author and illustrator best known for the 1963 classic “Where the Wild Things Are,” has died at age 83.
The Brooklyn-born author lost many family members in the Holocaust and spent time in bed with health problems as a child. After seeing the Disney movie “Fantasia” at the age of 12, he resolved to become an illustrator.

msnbc:

Maurice Sendak, the children’s author and illustrator best known for the 1963 classic “Where the Wild Things Are,” has died at age 83.

The Brooklyn-born author lost many family members in the Holocaust and spent time in bed with health problems as a child. After seeing the Disney movie “Fantasia” at the age of 12, he resolved to become an illustrator.

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theatlantic:

“This is how Maurice Sendak sometimes sent his letters. Just imagine getting one.” (via Letters Of Note)

theatlantic:

“This is how Maurice Sendak sometimes sent his letters. Just imagine getting one.” (via Letters Of Note)

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devastatinglyromantic:

Maurice Sendak just being awesome on The Colbert Report (x)

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"Fuck them is what I say. I hate those e-books. They cannot be the future. They may well be. I will be dead. I won’t give a shit."

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Renowned children’s book author MAURICE SENDAK, telling us how he really feels, on The Colbert Report. (via inothernews)

I don’t agree with Maurice Sendak on this, but I can see how children’s books would never really work in an e-book format.

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nprfreshair:

Last night: Maurice Sendak on Colbert Pt. 1
Last September: Maurice Sendak on Fresh Air
Last June: Stephen Colbert on Fresh Air
Tonight: Terry Gross and Maurice Sendak (Pt 2) on Colbert (possibly also featuring Vin Diesel)
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Maurice Sendak on The Colbert Report, January 24, 2012

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firstbook:

Where the Wild Things Areby Ainslie Heilich at Vintage Karma in Stroudsburg Pennsylvania

firstbook:

Where the Wild Things Are
by Ainslie Heilich at Vintage Karma in Stroudsburg Pennsylvania

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