Lawrence Weschler with Oliver Sacks, 31 January 2007 – Audio

Recorded at the Lensic Theater in Santa Fe, New Mexico on January 31, 2007.

Lawrence Weschler was for over twenty years a staff writer at The New Yorker where his work shuttled between political tragedies and cultural comedies.  His books of political reportage include The Passion of Poland and A Miracle, A Universe: Settling Accounts with Torturers. His most recent work is Everything that Rises: A Book of Convergences . Weschler, awarded a Lannan Award for Nonfiction in 1999, is currently director of the New York Institute for the Humanities at NYU.

You may learn more about this event on the Lannan website.

Additional photos from this event are available on Flickr.