Curmudgeonly brilliance in only five minutes. Maurice Sendak talks about Melville’s daring, William Blake’s mysterious passion, luck, the brilliance of childhood and “picture-making.”
"I do not believe I have ever written a children’s book," he says. "I don’t know how to write a children’s book…How do you set out to write a children’s book? It’s a lie."
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