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Nov 2012

Video: Andrew Solomon on Struggle

Andrew Solomon discusses the subject of struggle in “Far from the Tree: Parents, Children, and the Search for Identity.”

Nov 2012

Video: Andrew Solomon in Conversation with Paul Holdengräber

Andrew Solomon discusses Far from the Tree with Paul Holdengräber at the New York Public Library, November 12, 2012.

Nov 2012

Audio: What Happens When Kids Fall ‘Far from the Tree’

Andrew Solomon joins NPR’s Robert Siegel to discuss how differences can sometimes serve to unite families, rather than isolate them.

Nov 2012

Tiger Mothers Will Disagree, but You Can’t Manufacture a Prodigy

Solomon’s previous book, “The Noonday Demon,” was a deeply intelligent study on depression. The same mixture of thorough reporting, humanity and erudition informs “Far From the Tree.”

Nov 2012

Ambassador to the Interior

Solomon discusses Far from the Tree and the influence of his subjects on his own journey to fatherhood.

Oct 2012

A Horizontal Identity

The author of The Noonday Demon, a landmark work on depression, returns with an even more profound inquiry: What does it mean to be born different?

Oct 2012

Extraordinary Children: PW Talks with Andrew Solomon

Andrew Solomon’s new book is a behemoth worth every one of its 976 pages.

May 2012

Video: The Brain Series 2: Depression

Charlie Rose interviews author Andrew Solomon, and neuroscientists Eric Kandel, Peter Whybrow, Frederick Goodwin and Helen Mayberg.

Apr 2012

Gay Parenting: It’s Complicated

Undeterred by all they have to go through to make it happen, increasing numbers of gay couples are choosing to have children.

Nov 2011

Video: Ink on Shrinks: Writers on Therapy

Andrew Solomon, Patricia Marx and David Rakoff offer readings about therapy and their therapists, real and fictionalized.