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Lawrence Weschler

Lawrence Weschler, director emeritus of the New York Institute for the Humanities at NYU and curator of the NY LIve Ideas Festivals, is the author of over 15 books, including, most recently, Uncanny Valley: Adventures in the Narrative. He has recently launched a new monthly column, “Pillow of Air,” in The Believer.  Lawrenceweschler.com

In Conversation

ZELIG OF THE LEFT:
BILL ZIMMERMAN with Lawrence Weschler

“One thing I learned in the early ’60s—and it’s very pertinent to what is going on now—is how it’s always difficult to see over the horizon, to see the consequences of present actions,“ says Zimmerman.

In Conversation

On James Baldwin
RICH BLINT and LAWRENCE WESCHLER

Lawrence Weschler and Baldwin scholar, Rich Blint, recently visited the Rail headquarters, where they spent an evening discussing Baldwin, his enduring legacy, and relevance for our time.

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The Brooklyn Rail

JUL-AUG 2020

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