Maurice Sendak, widely considered the most important children’s book artist of the 20th century, who wrenched the picture book out of the safe, sanitized world of the nursery and plunged it into the dark, terrifying, and hauntingly beautiful recesses of the human psyche, has died.
A profile on Sendak by Cynthia Zarin published in 2006.
Bob Stewart, a TV producer with a penchant for transforming the seemingly mundane into blockbuster game shows like The Price Is Right and To Tell the Truth, died on Friday.
The five most dream-like sequences in the John Travolta sex-assault lawsuit.
Michiko Kakutani reviews Toni Morrison’s Home.
Lena Dunham addresses Girls backlash over lack of racial diversity.
The New York Drama Critics’ Circle salute Once, Sons of the Prophet, Mike Nichols, and others.
David Ehrenstein declares today Agnès Varda Day.
Anthony Lane’s thoughts on the French election.
President Obama getting heat on gay marriage from media, Hollywood, donors.
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