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Nov 2022

Audio: The Ask Beatty Podcast: Give Yourself Permission to Reach Out and Ask for Help

In which Andrew and Beatty discuss Andrew’s article, The Mystifying Rise of Child Suicide, how our systems of care are failing young people, and the many ways that our political, educational and healthcare systems could work to reverse this downward trend.

Oct 2022

Video: Song of the Cell: Andrew Solomon and Siddhartha Mukherjee at the New York Public Library

Andrew Solomon and Siddhartha Mukherjee discuss discuss Mukherjee’s new book about how scientists discovered cells, began to understand them, and are now using that knowledge to create new humans.

Oct 2022

Audio: Nine Questions with Eric Oliver: The Interpreter of Shadows

Dr. Eric Oliver of the University of Chicago asks Andrew Solomon nine questions the answers to which are essential for crafting “a well-examined life.”

Sep 2022

The Moth Presents How to Tell a Story: The Essential Guide to Memorable Storytelling

The definitive guide to telling an unforgettable story in any setting, drawing on twenty-five years of experience from the storytelling experts at The Moth.

Sep 2022

Artist Jenny Holzer Lights Up Rockefeller Center in Tribute to PEN America’s 100 Years of Defending Free Expression

Andrew Solomon’s words were featured in a powerful new series of light projections that illuminated three buildings in Manhattan’s iconic Rockefeller Center.

Sep 2022

Audio: Shadow // Yaddo Podcast: “State of Mind” on Narrative Medicine

This episode of Shadow Yaddo features Andrew Solomon in conversation with Danielle Spencer on the subject of narrative medicine, a field of study that applies skills used in analyzing literature to medicine, and the impacts of storytelling on our health, work and lives.

Jul 2022

Psychologist Explains Why Anger With Gunmen Families Isn’t Always Fair

After a mass shooting, many wonder how the family of a gunman didn’t see the signs, but one expert says the shooter often keeps their plans secret.

Jul 2022

Letter Signed by 44 Writers Calls On President Biden to Raise Grave Human Rights Concerns on Trip to Saudi Arabia

Jun 2022

Audio: Apple News in Conversation: Why child suicide is on the rise

For the New Yorker, Solomon writes about the alarmingly high rate of youth suicide, why it’s on the rise, and why it’s so difficult to prevent. Apple News In Conversation host Shumita Basu spoke with Solomon about this issue.

May 2022

Writing about the unthinkable pain of child suicides

The tendency of bullies to be desperate was one of the real revelations.