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Articles by Andrew Solomon: Book Reviews & Commentary

Oct 2003

Letter to the Editor re: Fernanda Eberstadt’s “The Furies”

Bawer's approach is comparable to devoting half a review of "Anna Karenina" to Tolstoy's views on collecting wild mushrooms.

Sep 2003

The Picasso of Washington Square

Review of “Arshile Gorky: His Life and Work,” by Hayden Herrera.

May 2003


Review of “Art Held Hostage: The Battle over the Barnes Collection,” by John Anderson.

Aug 2002

Afterword to Corrigan, by Caroline Blackwood

Blackwood believed that love came from strange places and took strange forms.

Jun 2002

Moody’s Blues

Review of "The Black Veil: A Memoir with Digressions," by Rick Moody.

Mar 2002

James Gang

Review of "A Small Boy and Others: A Memoir," by Henry James.

Jan 2002

Earth and Ashes

Review of "Earth and Ashes," by Atiq Rahimi.

Oct 2001

Analyze This, Pronto

Review of “Out of Its Mind: Psychiatry in Crisis,” by J. Allan Hobson and Jonathan A. Leonard

Jun 2001

He Knew What He Liked

Review of "Roland Penrose: The Friendly Surrealist," by Antony Penrose.

Jul 1999

His Life Was a Forgery

The painter Arshile Gorky was a mystery wrapped in an enigma.