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Nov 2014

Audio: KUOW: What Was Learned From The Parents Of School Shooters

Jeannie Yandel talks with Andrew Solomon about school shooters and whether “bad parenting” is to blame.

Aug 2014

Audio: TED Radio Hour: How Do Our Worst Moments Shape Us?

Andrew Solomon dives into his childhood to describe moments of great adversity, and how they helped him build identity.

Mar 2014

Audio: Fresh Air: For Sandy Hook Killer’s Father, Tragedy Outweighs Love For His Son

Andrew Solomon talks to Terry Gross about his article, “The Reckoning,” and how Adam Lanza’s autism diagnosis may have masked other problems.

Mar 2014

Andrew Solomon on Identity, Depression and Listening

Solomon was featured on the TED Radio Hour episode Identities and answered listener’s questions about his work.

Feb 2014

Andrew Solomon to be Featured on TED Radio Hour

Andrew Solomon will be featured on the February 21, 2014 edition of TED Radio Hour, with replies to selected questions submitted in advance by listeners.

Oct 2013

Audio: TED Radio Hour: Can Your Child’s Identity Shape Yours?

Andrew Solomon shares what he learned from talking to dozens of parents and how the experience shaped the identities of both parent and child.

Sep 2013

Audio: The Diane Rehm Show: Understanding Gender Nonconforming Children

Guest host Susan Page talks to psychiatrist Dr. Edgardo Menvielle, authors Lori Duron and Andrew Solomon, and transgender advocate Allyson Robinson, about children who are biologically one gender but who identify as the other.

Dec 2012

Audio: Fresh Air: Parenting A Child Who’s Fallen ‘Far From The Tree’

Andrew Solomon joins Fresh Air host Terry Gross to discuss his book, Far from the Tree: Parents, Children, and the Search for Identity.

Nov 2012

Audio: What Happens When Kids Fall ‘Far from the Tree’

Andrew Solomon joins NPR’s Robert Siegel to discuss how differences can sometimes serve to unite families, rather than isolate them.