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Articles by Andrew Solomon: Appeared in

Jul 2008

Cancer & Creativity: One Chef’s True Story

There is no more fundamental human power than the ability to find strength and meaning in adversity.

Sep 2003

A Silver Ball

All that glitters is not gold. Some of it is silver.

May 2002

My Dinner in Kabul

I did not go to Afghanistan for the food... Dinner my first night in Kabul, however, was a revelation.

Jan 2002

The Kitchen Shrink

When anxiety strikes, you can try talk therapy — or you can try kitchen therapy.

May 2000

Caribbean Idyll

Charter the Ocean Kestrel and you get a skipper to sail you anywhere, a girl Friday to bring you rum punch and a chef to feed your fantasies.

Jan 2000

The Sedona Spirit

At Enchantment Resort, red-rock canyons meet spa cuisine.

Jan 1999

Hot Night in Havana

At a New Year's Eve party in Cuba, mojitos flow, inhibitions drop and everyone eats like there's no tomorrow.

Dec 1998

The Telephone Christmas

Or how a New Yorker in London spent 40 hours on the phone (and $420 on candied yams) to make his first holiday dinner.

May 1998

Fork in the Road

A writer who's eaten his way from Amsterdam to Zimbabwe considers the pleasures and perils of dining abroad.

Feb 1996

Postcard from Taipei

Andrew Solomon reports on his adventures at the banquet table.