There are times, it seems, when I cannot account for the choices I make in devising these ruined books.The choices make me.
Coming from a medical family, I grew up with medical books just within reach. Childhood was laced with the grotesquerie of disease.
What is the proper attitude toward the disturbances of the human condition?
Childhood, as managed by educators and guardians of moral health, regulates the strangeness.
But then, once in a while, the circus pulls into town, with freight cars of disturbance.
The best of children's books do the same.