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Press: Interviews


Jun 2013

Video: Andrew Solomon on The Colbert Report

Stephen Colbert welcomes Andrew Solomon on Season 9, Episode 79 of The Colbert Report.

Jun 2013

Rob Neufeld on Andrew Solomon’s Book, Talk on Autism

Far from the Tree: Parents, Children, and the Search for Identity… one can already say is a landmark work in world culture.

Apr 2013

Andrew Solomon Wins Lukas Book Prize

The judges described Solomon’s book as “a tour de force of heart, head, shoe leather, and terrific writing, gives us a moving and deeply nuanced mural of the American family today.”

Apr 2013

“An Exquisite and Profound Love”: An Interview with Andrew Solomon

William James describes us as all “dogs at the feet of God.” I don’t understand what the nature of God is. But I do have the feeling that I’m at some feet, and lucky to be there.

Apr 2013

The Heartbreaking Realization of Parental Love

This is ultimately a book that strikes to the heart of parenthood itself — that no-holds-barred, real, live, messy human connection, and the ways it is forged, broken, healed, and held.

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.