Books written by Andrew Solomon

A Stone Boat

Part eulogy and part confession, A Stone Boat is a luminous and moving evocation of the love between a son and his mother.

Far from the Tree : Parents, Children and the Search for Identity

From the National Book Award–winning author of The Noonday Demon: An Atlas of Depression comes a monumental new work, a decade in the writing, about family. In Far from the Tree, Andrew Solomon tells the stories of parents who not only learn to deal with their exceptional children but also find profound meaning in doing so.

The Noonday Demon : An Atlas of Depression

The Noonday Demon examines depression in personal, cultural, and scientific terms. Drawing on his own struggles with the illness and interviews with fellow sufferers, doctors and scientists, policy makers and politicians, drug designers and philosophers, Andrew Solomon reveals the subtle complexities and sheer agony of the disease.

The Irony Tower : Soviet Artists in a Time of Glasnost

Sotheby’s auction of avant-garde Soviet art, held in Moscow in 1988, introduced to the West a generation of painters and sculptors who for years had been unable to exhibit their works in public.