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Oct 2017

Travelling with an open mind

How can the rest of us to become more active travellers? “Be as undefended as possible — not against danger, but against your own fear of strangeness.”

Oct 2017

Video: Elyn Saks & Andrew Solomon Talk About Mental Health

Author Elyn Saks and Andrew Solomon speak about mental health and their award-winning books.

Oct 2017

VideoOut: The Most Valuable Thing Is Love

Sometimes life is hard, and sometimes you realize you’re living a lie, but that’s why love is the most valuable thing we can have.

Oct 2017

Video: Art as Activism: An Evening with Ai Weiwei

Literature is a place where we can construct new realities together, but unless the literature available to us is representative, those new realities threaten to reconstruct the prejudice and discrimination of the world we live in. — Ai Weiwei

Sep 2017

Audio: Kansas Public Radio: Conversations with Dan Skinner

Andrew Solomon talks to Conversations< host Dan Skinner about the newly published young adult edition of his award-winning 2012 book on families living with difference.

Sep 2017

How do people get through unbelievable, harrowing difficulty?

I hope my books make some people at least a little less unjust in their interactions with others some of the time.

Sep 2017

Video: Idaho Public TV: Scout Dialogue: Journalist Andrew Solomon

Author Andrew Solomon relates how he went from being a bullied child suffering from depression to an award-winning journalist traveling the world. This conversation was taped at the 2017 Sun Valley Writers’ Conference.

Sep 2017

Video: Miami Book Fair: Depression & Anxiety, Examined

At the 2016 Miami Book Fair, Andrew Solomon discusses depression and anxiety with Scott Stossel, author of “My Age of Anxiety: Fear, Hope, Dread, and the Search for Peace of Mind.”

Aug 2017

Video: The Cost of Medical System Failures

Author Andrew Solomon, suicide loss survivor Shirlee Zane and psychologist Dr. April Foreman discuss why the medical system is failing our society due to cost and stigma surrounding suicide.

Aug 2017

Video: Mirror Media: He Loves Him, and Their Son

In this interview, which follows the legalization of same-sex marriage in Taiwan, Andrew Solomon and his husband, John Habich, discuss their lives, their marriage, and their journey to parenthood.