On Sue Klebold – brave mother of a Columbine school killer – a play about gay parenthood and the best chocolate in the world.
Sometimes what makes us different is also what connects us all.
The prize is open to books in the areas of current affairs, history, politics, science, sport, travel, biography, autobiography and the arts, published in English by writers of any nationality.
Andrew Solomon speaks to The Guardian about the development of gay identity in young people.
Solomon uses the example of deaf children and cochlear implants to illustrate how the line between what should be fixed and what shouldn’t is often far from clear.
Undeterred by all they have to go through to make it happen, increasing numbers of gay couples are choosing to have children.
The Mind Book of the Year award went to Andrew Solomon for his much-praised work The Noonday Demon.