Lawrence Weschler on Oliver Sacks: In Conversation with Laura J. Snyder and Kai Bird

NOV 12, 2019 | 6:30 PM

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The Graduate Center
365 Fifth Avenue

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1201: Elebash Recital Hall

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November 12, 2019: 6:30 PM

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Free; Reservations Required

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This event will be LIVE-STREAMED.

Lawrence Weschler’s And How Are You, Dr. Sacks? is a biographical memoir of his 35-year friendship with the late neurologist and writer Oliver Sacks. Upon its publication, Weschler joins in a discussion about “the poet laureate of medicine” (The New York Times) with Laura J. Snyder (author of Eye of the Beholder), who, as the first Sloan/Levy Fellow, is working on a biography of Sacks, and Kai Bird, executive director of the Leon Levy Center for Biography. Weschler’s many books include Mr. Wilson’s Cabinet of Wonder.
 
Presented with the Leon Levy Center for Biography.