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
One thing I learned in the early 60sand its very pertinent to what is going on nowis how its always difficult to see over the horizon, to see the consequences of present actions, says Zimmerman.
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.