Posts Tagged ‘ stephen colbert ’

How to Turn a Rotten Childhood into Immortal Beauty

October 18, 2012

The artist and children’s book writer Maurice Sendak lived a full and fruitful life. Before his death in May 2012, his book was adapted into a feature film, and he was honored by everyone from the band Arcade Fire to satirist Steven Colbert. But Sendak wasn’t always convinced of his own genius. In 1961,…

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March 21, 2012
bumble ardy

The children’s author Maurice Sendak recently released Bumble-Ardy, the first book in three decades that he’s both written and…

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