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Press: Interviews


May 2019

Andrew Solomon on Intellectuals, Dandies, and Life under Trump

The election of Trump signaled that one can attack people who are different, without consequences. Gays, blacks, women, immigrants: everyone is more vulnerable.

May 2019

Andrew Solomon Interviewed on How Travel Can Change the World

Travel, Solomon writes, makes us humble and allows us to not only see differences in others without fear, but to also appreciate those differences.

Jan 2019

Video: Columbia Conference on Mental Health Journalism & Media

An interview with Andrew Solomon at a symposium for researchers who communicate with the public on mental health and addiction issues.

Dec 2018

Andrew Solomon: ‘Estamos vivendo em tempos desesperados e instáveis’

Autor do premiado ‘O Demônio do Meio-Dia’, sobre depressão, doutor em Psicologia aborda suicídio de famosos em livro mais recente.

Dec 2018

Living in Emma Lazarus’s Home, Sharing Her Values

We are, in her words, a nation of exiles, and that our welcoming those who had to flee oppression elsewhere is what made America great in the first place.

Dec 2018

Video: Yo La Tengo on “Far From the Tree”

Ira Kaplan, Georgia Hubley and James McNew of Yo La Tengo discuss their participation in the development of the documentary, “Far From the Tree.”

Nov 2018

‘Se liberarem as armas, haverá mais suicídios’

“Dou a quem tem depressão o mesmo conselho que [o ativista gay] Harvey Milk deu a homossexuais nos anos 1970: diga para o maior número de pessoas quem você é.”

Nov 2018

Precisamos falar sobre suicídio

Segundo a Organização Mundial da Saúde (OMS), cerca de 800 mil pessoas se suicidam no mundo anualmente, o que equivale a uma pessoa a cada 40 segundos. No Brasil, são cerca de 10 mil mortes por ano.

Nov 2018

Newsweek Japan Interviews “Far From the Tree” Director Rachel Dretzin

Nozomi Ohashi and Rachel Dretzin discuss why and how she made the film, and relate its message to current events in Japan.

Nov 2018

“Depois de um suicídio, não há muita utilidade em sentir culpa”

“If you talk too much about it, it’s a problem; if you talk too little, it’s a problem, too,” says Solomon.