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Jul 2020

Video: Open Book with NPR’s Scott Simon

Andrew Solomon joins NPR journalist Scott Simon for a wide-ranging, informal conversation.

Jul 2020

How COVID-19 Is Affecting Your Mental Health

I think a lot of people are feeling terrible isolation in the sense that whatever they’re struggling with is unacknowledged.

Jul 2020

MoMA Podcast: The Case for Artistic Genius

Andrew Solomon and Alex Halberstadt discuss whether creative genius is partly a function of timing, its uneasy relationship to race and gender, and Solomon’s contention that “genius reflects the ability to add something of value to human consciousness.”

Jul 2020

A Letter on Justice and Open Debate

As writers we need a culture that leaves us room for experimentation, risk taking, and even mistakes. We need to preserve the possibility of good-faith disagreement without dire professional consequences

Jun 2020

“Vivemos subnotificação catastrófica de depressão na pandemia”

É racional a sensação de que estamos vivendo tempos muito estranhos, que não poder sair de casa e encontrar pessoas é muito ruim e triste. Mas a sensação de que toda a sua vida desapareceu e nunca mais vai voltar ao normal é provavelmente fruto de uma depressão.

Jun 2020

Beyond Well Podcast: What We Take From This

Andrew Solomon and Beyond Well host Sheila Hamilton discuss the COVID-19-induced epidemic of depression, anxiety, loneliness, job insecurity, and fears for the future.

Jun 2020

The Reaction Podcast: “Reality Feels Very Tenuous Right Now”

Andrew Solomon joins The Reaction Podcast host Alastair Benn for a discussion about the impact of the coronavirus on mental health.

May 2020

No Filter Podcast: 6 parents, 4 kids, 3 states: Andrew Solomon’s Beautiful Modern Family

Andrew Solomon joins Mia Freedman for an expansive, inspiring conversation about depression, sexuality and building a loving family.

May 2020

Everyday Health Tweetchat on Isolation and Depression

Be aware that rates of depression and anxiety are sky high right now, and that there is no shame in being one of the vast number of people grappling with these symptoms.

May 2020

United Against Hate: A Statement of Solidarity

The recent surge in hate crimes, violence, and verbal assaults against Asians, Asian Americans, and Pacific Islanders is a painful reminder that racism, bigotry, and xenophobia are persistent challenges in the United States.