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Articles by Andrew Solomon: Depression & Suicide

Apr 2001

The Dying of the Light

An excerpt from “The Noonday Demon: An Atlas of Depression”.

Oct 1999

An Epidemic of Death

Review of “Night Falls Fast: Understanding Suicide,” by Kay Redfield Jamison.

Jan 1998

Anatomy of Melancholy

Depression afflicts millions of American each year, and many don't know where to turn when it strikes. The author recalls the greatest struggle of his life.

May 1995

A Death of One’s Own

Is it right to want to die? The author came to his own conclusion when his ailing mother decided that she had had enough.