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Oct 2010

Audio: The Moth Radio Hour: A Time of Hope

Andrew Solomon travels to Afghanistan in search of art.

Oct 2008

Video: The Moth Radio Hour: Notes on an Exorcism

When studying treatments for depression in rural Africa, Solomon has an overly intimate encounter with a ram.

May 2008

When Darkness Falls

Depression: Out of the Shadows is that rare thing — powerful television that can also work some good in the world.

Jul 2007

Earl Spencer Turns Althorp Pink

The Althorp estate hosted its first-ever civil partnership when a wealthy gay couple from the U.S. were married in a lavish ceremony.

Nov 2005

Audio: WGBH Morning Stories: Ndop!

Three times in his life, depression led author Andrew Solomon to the brink of suicide. In Senegal, a town full of strangers, two chickens, and a ram showed him the way back.

May 2003

It’s a Night Dedicated to Erasing the Stigma

One by one, they rose from their chairs to indicate they’d known someone who had committed suicide or had mental illness…

May 2002

A CEO and His Son

Theirs is a story of hope, perhaps not rare, but certainly remarkable.

May 2002

Award for Guardian Writer

The Mind Book of the Year award went to Andrew Solomon for his much-praised work The Noonday Demon.

Apr 2002

Video: Andrew Solomon at the San Francisco Public Library, 2002

In this lecture from 2002, Andrew Solomon discusses “The Noonday Demon” and the unexpected conversations he has had because of it, and the then-current situation of Russian writers and artists working during Vladimir Putin’s administration.

Apr 2002

Pulitzers Focus on Sept. 11, and The Times Wins 7

Finalists included The Noonday Demon, by Andrew Solomon.