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Press: Lectures & Talks


Jan 2013

Video: Andrew Solomon at the New York Society Library

Andrew Solomon discusses “Far from the Tree: Parents, Children, and the Search for Identity” at the New York Society Library, January 15, 2013.

Dec 2012

Video: Cambridge in America “Food for Thought” Lecture

Andrew Solomon discusses the connection between illness and identity, and touches on some specific interviews and situations explored in “Far from the Tree.”

Nov 2012

Audio: The Moth Radio Hour: My Post-Nuclear Family

Andrew Solomon describes his circuitous route to becoming a dad.

Nov 2012

Video: Andrew Solomon in Conversation with Paul Holdengräber

Andrew Solomon discusses Far from the Tree with Paul Holdengräber at the New York Public Library, November 12, 2012.

Nov 2011

Video: Ink on Shrinks: Writers on Therapy

Andrew Solomon, Patricia Marx and David Rakoff offer readings about therapy and their therapists, real and fictionalized.

Jun 2011

Video: World Science Festival: The Origins of Orientation

Andrew Solomon is moderator of this World Science Festival symposium on sexual orientation, sexuality and gender, and the interaction of biology and culture in the development of sexuality.

Oct 2010

Video: The Moth Radio Hour Live at the NYPL: OMG: Stories of the Sacred

An exploration of the common and uncommon threads through three different religions.

Oct 2010

Audio: The Moth Radio Hour: A Time of Hope

Andrew Solomon travels to Afghanistan in search of art.

Oct 2008

Video: The Moth Radio Hour: Notes on an Exorcism

When studying treatments for depression in rural Africa, Solomon has an overly intimate encounter with a ram.

Apr 2002

Video: Andrew Solomon at the San Francisco Public Library, 2002

In this lecture from 2002, Andrew Solomon discusses “The Noonday Demon” and the unexpected conversations he has had because of it, and the then-current situation of Russian writers and artists working during Vladimir Putin’s administration.