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Press: Interviews


Mar 2013

A Killer in the Family

“I think they spoke to me because they wanted to ensure that Dylan was known with his nuances, as someone who was capable of kindness, himself, even though he ultimately engaged in a terrible act.”

Mar 2013

Mint: Q&A with Andrew Solomon

The journalist and academic on how people with differences make for a richer and better society.

Mar 2013

Q&A With “The Noonday Demon” Author Andrew Solomon

Depression is fundamentally a disease of loneliness… knowing others have been through the same things can be very helpful.

Feb 2013

The Meaning and Power of Love

“Far From the Tree” is an act of public service, designed to help those in isolated predicaments and to give a voice to children routinely sidelined by society.

Feb 2013

Video: Parenthood Is No Place for Perfectionists

Solomon uses the example of deaf children and cochlear implants to illustrate how the line between what should be fixed and what shouldn’t is often far from clear.

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.