From Rushmore on down23 April 2010
The peculiar generation25 April 2010
“It feels ridiculous to be thinking about children’s books.” wrote Hans A. Rey, co-creator of Curious George, in September 1939. He and his wife and co-author Margret Rey, German Jews newly arrived in France, had just fled Paris for the refuge of a château in southern France. But they did, and created their peculiar monkey books in abundance. Edward Rothstein has a sweet recapitulation of their curious lives, and Curious George’s, in The New York Times, pegged to what sounds like a cool new Rey exhibit at the Jewish Museum in New York.