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In this new kind of interview show, Randy Cohen talks to guests about a person, a place, and a thing they feel strongly about. The result: some great talkers tell stories they never have before. Visit

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May 14, 2017

Much admired for her novels, essays, and poems, she currently lectures in psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medical Center. During our conversation at the Brooklyn Historical Society, she spoke abut "the Invisible College," the mind-body problem, and her love of Virginia Woolf, despite Woolf's lamentable ignorance of 17th century science. With music from Niall Connolly. I can't gauge his scientific Knowledge, but he sings wonderfully.