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Jun 2001

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"The Noonday Demon" is a considerable accomplishment.... its generous assortment of voices, from the pathological to the philosophical, makes for rich, variegated reading.

Jun 2001

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Much of what Solomon relays is both heart-rending and fascinating; the book has a scope and passionate intelligence that give it intrigue as well as heft.

Jun 2001

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With uncommon humanity, candor, wit, and erudition, award-winning author Andrew Solomon takes the reader on a journey of incomparable range and resonance...

May 2001

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Solomon... is acutely aware of the contradictions at every turn of his tale, and the investigative reporter in him overrides the easier impulse to self-dramatisation.

May 2001

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Depression is a country that the undepressed can't enter, but Solomon, who has travelled there and knows it well, bends all his energy and talent as a writer to sending us snapshots from this terrifying land.

Apr 2001

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This compassionate work that never simplifies complex matters is essential for all collections.