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Press: Interviews


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.

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

Video: Far from the Tree: Thriving with Exceptional Children

Savannah Guthrie interviews Andrew Solomon about Far from the Tree and his experience interviewing the parents of Columbine High School shooter Dylan Klebold.

Nov 2012

Ambassador to the Interior

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