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Anaïs Nin on Love, Hand-Lettered through DebbieMillman
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Susan Sontag ~ above Love: illustrated DiaryExcerpts
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Albert Camus ~ above Happiness and also Love, shown by WendyMacNaughton
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The quiet Music the the Mind: psychic OliverSacks
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In 1952, an ext than a decade before Where the Wild points Are catapulted the into creative celebrity, the inexhaustibly brilliant Maurice Sendak began collaborating with beloved children’s book author Ruth Krauss (July 25, 1901–July 10, 1993), of whom Sendak is cited to have actually said, “Prior come the commercialization the children’s books, there to be Ruth Krauss.” He portrayed eight the her books during she lifetime, and a posthumous version of one of her earliest publications in 2005, twelve year after Krauss died. Possibly the most delightful of your collaborations is I’ll it is in You and also You it is in Me (public library) — a heartwarming and witty ode to the empathic bond of friendship and also a celebration event of children’s wild and also whimsical imagination, initially published in 1954.

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Though this gem to be reprinted in 1982, the is sadly long out of publish — why is this so regularly the instance with yesteryear’s treasures? — yet used copies can still be found with some looking. I’ve regulated to gain a hold of an original very first edition. Please enjoy.

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Among Krauss’s exciting verses is additionally this wonderful addition to history’s best definitions of love, memory of the Peanuts classic Love Is go Hand in Hand:

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A year after ~ I’ll be You and also You it is in Me to be published, the good Ursula Nordstrom, who had actually been not only Sendak’s editor but additionally his confidante, therapist, love friend, and also greatest champion, composed in a letter to 27-year-old Maurice about his illustrations for one more Krauss book, which can just as easily use to this one:

There space a few peaks in one editor’s life, and seeing those pictures of yours has actually been a height of mine. They room indescribably lovely and absolutely perfect and also — well, pure in the finest sense.

How perfectly and also purely put, and also how sorely Nordstrom’s passionate spirit is missed.

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Complement this v Sendak’s little-known and also lovely illustrations the Tolstoy and his posthumous love letter come the world.