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Press: Lectures & Talks


Mar 2021

Video: Inside the Mind of an American Family

Andrew Solomon and Robert Kolker discuss Kolker’s new book, Hidden Valley Road, which tells the story of the Galvin family, a large Colorado family of boys born during the baby boom a majority of whom, by the mid-1970s, were diagnosed with schizophrenia.

Feb 2021

Video: Assume Nothing: Tanya Selvaratnam with Andrew Solomon

Andrew Solomon joins writer, artist, and award-winning filmmaker Tanya Selvaratnam to discuss Tanya’s new book, Assume Nothing: A Story of Intimate Violence.

Dec 2020

Video: 2020 Fronteiras do Pensamento Conference

Andrew Solomon discusses the need to acknowledge the humanity we share with all human beings; humans’ relations to pets and objects; and the potentially positive outcomes of lockdowns.

Oct 2020

Video: A Good Time to Be Born: Perri Klass and Andrew Solomon

Andrew Solomon joins Perri Klass to discuss her new book, “A Good Time to Be Born: How Science and Public Health Gave Children a Future.”

Oct 2020

Video: Narratives of Health and Identity: Danielle Spencer with Andrew Solomon

Andrew Solomon joins author Danielle Spender for a discussion of her new book, “Metagnosis: Revelatory Narratives of Health and Identity.”

Sep 2020

Video: Andrew Solomon at Cognition: Unisinos Online Conference

Andrew Solomon discusses the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on mental health.

May 2020

Video: Andrew Solomon and Bethany Saltman on the Science of Attachment

Andrew Solomon and Bethany Saltman discuss Saltman’s new book, Strange Situation, an investigation of attachment theory inspired by the author’s experience as a daughter and a parent.

Apr 2020

Video: Family Equality Hosts An Evening With Andrew Solomon

Andrew Solomon joins Family Equality for a never-before-shared reading of his new work in progress, and a conversation about depression and anxiety, fatherhood, and social distancing.

Oct 2019

Video: Childhood and Selfhood: Irene Butter in Conversation with Andrew Solomon

“Enemies are people whose story you haven’t heard,” says Dr. Irene Hasenberg Butter, a survivor of two concentration camps who has dedicated her life to Holocaust education.

Nov 2018

Video: Andrew Solomon Keynote Address at Cotting School

Andrew Solomon gives the keynote speech at the 2018 Annual Burr Family Conference at Cotting School in Lexington, Massachusetts.