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Press: Interviews


Feb 2013

Andrew Solomon: ‘I’m one of five parents with four children in three states’

The author on his 11-year mission to write an epic about family strife and his own challenges as a gay father.

Feb 2013

Audio: BBC Radio 3: Nightwaves

Anne McElvoy talks to Andrew Solomon about his monumental study of modern identity.

Feb 2013

Parents with a Difference: A Playdate with “Far from the Tree” author Andrew Solomon

Andrew Solomon explores the farthest reaches of parenthood in his new bestselling book “Far from the Tree”. Katie Roiphe goes on a playdate with him.

Dec 2012

Audio: Fresh Air: Parenting A Child Who’s Fallen ‘Far From The Tree’

Andrew Solomon joins Fresh Air host Terry Gross to discuss his book, Far from the Tree: Parents, Children, and the Search for Identity.

Dec 2012

Audio: The Leonard Lopate Show: Andrew Solomon on Parents, Children and the Search for Identity

WNYC’s Leonard Lopate interviews Andrew Solomon about the challenges facing parents whose children face challenges very different from their own.

Nov 2012

Salon Interviews Andrew Solomon about Far From the Tree

It’s impossible to read “Far From The Tree” without testing the limits of your own empathy. Forget what Jesus would do. What would you do?

Nov 2012

Gratitude for Every Child

Journalist Janice D’Arcy quizzes Andrew Solomon on the inspiration for Far from the Tree, and the impact of writing the book on his personal convictions.

Nov 2012

Book Explores Space Between Disability, Identity

AP correspondent Leanne Italie interviews Andrew Solomon about Far from the Tree.

Nov 2012

Andrew Solomon: Illness or Identity

Matthew Tiffany interviews Andrew Solomon about his decade of work on Far from the Tree, and his next writing project.

Nov 2012

Video: Family Tree: How Parents Love Children Who Are Different

Andrew Solomon talks to Rock Center’s Kate Snow about family, fatherhood, his new book, and his interviews with the parents of Columbine shooter Dylan Klebold.