Maurice Sendak Dies

Beloved children’s author, Maurice Sendak, died today at 83.

In tribute, NPR’s web site is rerunning an interview from Fresh Air (audio to be available at 5 p.m. ET today).

His iconoclastic humor was on full display in a recent appearance on the Stephen Colbert Report:

Part One:

Part Two (in which Sendak calls Colbert an “idiot” — watch to the end to find out what he thinks of eBooks):

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