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Press: Appeared in

Oct 2020

Reimagining Community in Rapidly Changing Times

“I think this has been an occasion for people to withdraw from hectic lives, and to focus quite tightly on the people whom they are closest to, including, in many instances, family.”

Jul 2018

A Little Bit Grand, but Warm and Welcoming

The double-height library is Mr. Solomon’s favorite room. “It really speaks to who I am,” he said. “Books are sort of my life.”

Jun 2016

Audio: New York Times Book Review Podcast: “Far & Away”

Andrew Solomon discusses his new book, “Far & Away”; Noah Hawley talks about “Before the Fall”; Marjorie Ingall opines on the season’s new YA novels, and Parul Sehgal and Gregory Cowles on what people are reading.

Feb 2016

Audio: New York Times Book Review Podcast: Love & Death

In this week’s New York Times Book Review Podcast, Andrew Solomon discusses five new books about death and dying.

May 2015

Video: New York Times Magazine on Vine: The Secret Sadness of Pregnancy with Depression

Story by Andrew Solomon. Photograph by Carla van de Puttelaar.

May 2015

Audio: New York Times Book Review Podcast: On the Move

On this week’s podcast, Andrew Solomon talks about Oliver Sacks’s new memoir, “On the Move.”

May 2015

After Protests, Charlie Hebdo Members Receive Standing Ovation at PEN Gala

“The defense of people murdered for their exercise of free speech is at the heart of what PEN stands for. So is the unfettered expression of opposing viewpoints.”

Feb 2015

Reading the Paper with Andrew Solomon

I often move away from a frustrating paragraph I’m trying to write to the luxury of what someone else has written.

Oct 2013

A Campaign Urges Listening to Those Torn by Mental Illness

The object of the campaign is not to reach just the estimated one out of four who experience a mental health disorder in a given year, but rather the four out of four that can participate in being supportive.

Sep 2013

Andrew Solomon: By the Book

I’m never clear on how “self-help” differs from “help.” Books help; they’ve helped me to understand love, taught me empathy, and given me courage.