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Press: Lectures & Talks


Oct 2016

Video: Andrew Solomon & Stephen Grosz, Jewish Book Week 2016

Andrew Solomon talks about travel and experience with psychoanalyst Stephen Grosz, author of The Examined Life.

Jul 2016

Video: Andrew Solomon & Lydia Polgreen at New America NYC

Andrew Solomon discusses his new book, “Far & Away: Reporting from the Brink of Change,” with Lydia Polgreen, editorial director for New York Times Global.

May 2016

Video: 2016 PEN America Literary Gala

Andrew Solomon’s opening remarks at the 2016 PEN America Literary Gala, held on May 16, 2016, at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City.

May 2016

Video: Andrew Solomon at the Chicago Humanities Festival

Andrew Solomon describes his travels and his new book, “Far & Away: Reporting from the Brink of Change,” at Chicago Humanities Festival’s inaugural spring event.

Apr 2016

Video: PEN World Voices Festival: Far & Away

PEN President Andrew Solomon discusses his new book, Far and Away: Reporting from the Brink of Change, at the Instituto Cervantes, New York City.

Apr 2016

Audio: The Moth Podcast: The Met, Mrs. Vreeland, and Me

An awkward teenager flourishes in the glamour of the the Metropolitan Opera.

Mar 2016

Audio: A Conversation with Marion Coutts

Andrew Solomon chats with fellow Wellcome Book Prize winner Marion Coutts.

Mar 2016

Audio: On Medical Problems and Social Solutions

Andrew Solomon’s keynote address at the conference, Treat the Patient, Heal the Person: Embracing Spiritual and Cultural Diversity in Contemporary Health Practices.

Nov 2015

Audio: TED Radio Hour: Headspace

In which TED speakers challenge assumptions about emotion, disquiet and the essence of well-being.

Oct 2015

Video: SEIU 1199 Social Justice Conference Keynote Address

SEIU District 1199, one of the country’s first racially integrated unions, has historically supported LGBT marriage equality, and social justice for people with disabilities.