Sendak, picturing mortality →
libraryland: youmightfindyourself: ‘I’m not feeling great,” Maurice Sendak is saying. “I’ve been rather sick, to tell you the truth. I can make believe I’m well.” You can hear it in his voice. Sendak, 82, on the phone from his Connecticut home at 3:30 p.m. Friday (pretty much when the night owl’s workday gets going), sounds gravelly and stuffy. “I’m old,” says the author and illustrator of...
Life will break you. Nobody can protect you from that, and living alone won’t...– Louise Erdrich (The Painted Drum)