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Press: Interviews

Aug 2019

Coming through the Darkness: Andrew Solomon’s Story

When you have that feeling of despair and feel that there’s no hope at all, that’s a symptom of a treatable illness. You should be relentless in pursuing treatments until you find those that can make you better.

Jun 2019

Audio: Kobo in Conversation with Andrew Solomon

Andrew Solomon talks with Rakuten Kobo CEO Michael Tamblyn about his books, his creative process, and the books that shaped and inspire him.

Jun 2019

Audio: goop Podcast: The Difference Between Love and Acceptance

Andrew Solomon and Elise Loehnen Fissmer talk about the difference between love and acceptance, expanding the definition of family, and the ways our lives can be enriched by the diversity of the world.

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.”