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Sep 2019

The Noonday Demon Among The Guardian’s 100 Best Books of the 21st Century

The book’s combination of honesty, scholarly rigour and poetry made it a benchmark in literary memoir and understanding of mental health.

Sep 2019

Folha de São Paulo: ‘Tenho menos esperança hoje do que antes’, diz escritor Andrew Solomon

“The kind of families I wrote about that are in the movie are the ones that destroy the cruelty of the world piece by piece, day by day.”

Sep 2019

Estadão: Documentário com Andrew Solomon traz pais e filhos em busca da identidade

“I think acceptance should always be the goal of love, but I don’t think they are the same at all.”

Sep 2019

Andrew Solomon: ‘A diversidade é uma atitude em relação ao mundo’

“Diversity is not a charity project, but an attitude towards the world.”

Aug 2019

Coming through the Darkness: Andrew Solomon’s Story

When you have that feeling of despair and feel that there’s no hope at all, that’s a symptom of a treatable illness. You should be relentless in pursuing treatments until you find those that can make you better.

Aug 2019

Audio: Everything Happens with Kate Bowler: The Stories of Who We Are

Authors Kate Bowler and Andrew Solomon discuss what it’s like to be different from our family, find our people, and love our kids across difference.

Jul 2019

‘Like air, I’ll rise’: Ilhan Omar and others on words to conquer hate

Andrew Solomon chose this line from Emma Lazarus’s letter collection Epistle to the Hebrews: “Until we are all free, we are none of us free.”

Jun 2019

Audio: Kobo in Conversation with Andrew Solomon

Andrew Solomon talks with Rakuten Kobo CEO Michael Tamblyn about his books, his creative process, and the books that shaped and inspire him.

Jun 2019

Audio: goop Podcast: The Difference Between Love and Acceptance

Andrew Solomon and Elise Loehnen Fissmer talk about the difference between love and acceptance, expanding the definition of family, and the ways our lives can be enriched by the diversity of the world.

May 2019

The challenging documentary every parent should watch

“How do we decide what to cure and what to celebrate?” Solomon wonders. By allowing subjects to narrate and show us their own lives, he and the filmmakers place that power where it belongs.