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Lawrence Weschler

Lawrence Weschler, a long-ago veteran of the New Yorker (1981-2001) is the author of over twenty books ranging from his first, Seeing is Forgetting the Name of the Thing One Sees, his celebrated life of Light and Space master Robert Irwin, through one of his most recent, And How Are You, Doctor Sacks? a biographical memoir of his thirty five year friendship with the late neurologist Oliver Sacks. For more, see www.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.

The Alchemist:
A Profile of Jack Brogan

Lawrence Weschler profiles the great art fabricator, Jack Brogan.

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The Brooklyn Rail

OCT 2021

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