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Articles by Andrew Solomon: Book Reviews & Commentary


Aug 2002

Afterword to Corrigan, by Caroline Blackwood

Blackwood believed that love came from strange places and took strange forms.

Jun 2002

Moody’s Blues

Review of "The Black Veil: A Memoir with Digressions," by Rick Moody.

Mar 2002

James Gang

Review of "A Small Boy and Others: A Memoir," by Henry James.

Jan 2002

Earth and Ashes

Review of "Earth and Ashes," by Atiq Rahimi.

Oct 2001

Analyze This, Pronto

Review of “Out of Its Mind: Psychiatry in Crisis,” by J. Allan Hobson and Jonathan A. Leonard

Jun 2001

He Knew What He Liked

Review of "Roland Penrose: The Friendly Surrealist," by Antony Penrose.

Jul 1999

His Life Was a Forgery

The painter Arshile Gorky was a mystery wrapped in an enigma.

Oct 1996

The Peasants are Revolting …

Review of "A People's Tragedy: the Russian Revolution 1891-1924," by Orlando Figes.

Jun 1996

Russian Hearts are Strange

Review of "The Romanovs: The Final Chapter," by Robert Massie, and "The Fall of the Romanovs," by Mark Steinberg and Vladimir Khrustalev.

May 1996

Out of the Factory, Into the Fire

Review of "Sex Death Enlightenment: A True Story," by Mark Matousek.