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Press: Interviews


Sep 2018

Audio: Gulf Coast Live: A Conversation on Inclusion and Belonging

Andrew Solomon joins Gulf Coast Live host Julie Glenn for a conversation about diversity, inclusion and belonging.

Sep 2018

Mother and Son Activists Share Their Story in “Far from the Tree”

In most cases, it makes no sense to put an able bodied actor in a wheelchair. The result goes beyond limiting the career potential of actors with disabilities. The audience is cheated of role models.

Sep 2018

Q Voice News Interview with Andrew Solomon

“Lots of people have trouble accepting their children. Acceptance is a process, and it always takes time,” Solomon says.

Sep 2018

Entrevista: “Conhecer outras culturas constitui o melhor remédio contra males do mundo”

A obra é o testemunho de que, para ele, viajar não é passatempo, e sim um imperativo moral.

Aug 2018

Daily Journal: Solomon profiles the “search for identity”

Solomon discusses the creation of “Far From the Tree,” how our world views “differences” and the expectations of what it means to be “normal.”

Aug 2018

Audio: RadioWest: Andrew Solomon on the new documentary, “Far From the Tree”

Andrew Solomon joins RadioWest host Doug Fabrizio to discuss the new documentary, Far From the Tree, directed by Rachel Dretzin and based on Solomon’s award-winning 2012 book.

Aug 2018

Conversa Com Bial: Andrew Solomon afirma: “É importante acabar com a depressão, não com a tristeza”

Pedro Bial went to New York to chat with writer Andrew Solomon about depression, and about his book, The Noonday Demon.

Aug 2018

Audio: Be Reel Director Interview: Rachel Dretzin on “Far From the Tree”

Be Reel host Chance talks to veteran documentarian Rachel Dretzin about her new film Far From The Tree. They discuss her surprisingly close collaboration with bestselling author Andrew Solomon and how to be ethically curious when interviewing people with disabilities.

Aug 2018

Audio: KXL FM: “Far From the Tree” Review & Andrew Solomon Interview

“You’ll leave the theater wanting more. I did… I think I’m a better person for seeing this movie. You will be, too.”

Aug 2018

The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #146: Andrew Solomon

“I wanted to look honestly at how dangerous it can be to have children, at how many ways they can create anguish for you. And at how you go on loving them nonetheless.”