While surfing about I stumbled across something I though might interest other Gould Fans.
"While this is true in part, it seems clear that Gould needed other people in his life in a way that he did not need them for his music. He needed that telephone. He needed to hear those voices, even if the conversations were dominated by his own. Among his papers was a personal ad that he wrote, a personal ad that above all sought a voice"
Go read the rest of the fascinating essay here.