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Reviews: All Books


Aug 2016

Review of: Published in: The Australian

Solomon’s vivid dispatches are a gift to humanity.

Aug 2016

Review of: Published in: ABC Radio Australia

Wonderfully written— filled with fierce compassion and insight.

Aug 2016

Review of: Published in: Prospect

If there is a unifying theme here, it is Solomon’s ability to make friends in difficult circumstances.

Aug 2016

Review of: Published in: Yale Alumni Magazine

Here you can see a curious mind in motion, and map Solomon’s intellectual journey as if each piece of writing were a GPS coordinate along an unfolding path of a life’s work.

Jul 2016

Review of: Published in: Radikal

Hem kendimizi casaretlendirmek hem de cevreye daha duyarli bir gözle bakabilmek adina her sayfasinda güc veriyor.

Jun 2016

Review of: Published in: Washington Post

This is an untidy book, but a great one.... Intense purposefulness is what makes this book extraordinary... This is a very noble book.

Jun 2016

Review of: Published in: The Guardian

From assaults to kidnappings, celebrations to conflicts and journeys on ice-breakers and reindeer sleds, Solomon unites human history around the world through his intimate, personal accounts.

Jun 2016

Review of: Published in: New York Times

Some 30 travel pieces, in prose sparkling with insight, describe “places in the throes of transformation.”

Jun 2016

Review of: Published in: New York Times

His prose sparkles with insights and captivating description, whether he is observing camels in Mongolia... or eating his way through China.

Jun 2016

Review of: Published in: SpokaneFaVS

We read Andrew Solomon not just for his scrupulous research on a range of subjects, but also for the pleasure of his gorgeous prose.