The author interviewed Randi several times at his home and at The Amazing Meeting for this feature.
Included in the piece is the history of battles with "mystifier" Uri Geller, and the personal trials and troubles which are now featured in the film "An Honest Liar".
Check out the feature which is now online. Or buy the paper copy of the NYT Sunday Magazine out on November 9.
Here are some photos from The Amazing Meeting 2014.