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Jul 2024

“Far From the Tree” Among New York Times “100 Best Books of the 21st Century”

“In this extraordinary book … Solomon examines the experience of parents raising exceptional children. I have often returned to it over the years, reading it for its depth of understanding and its illumination of the particulars that make up the fabric of family.” — Meg Wolitzer

May 2024

Audio: CBC Radio Canada: How much consideration do you give to your acoustic surroundings?

In this episode of Information Radio: MB with Marcy Markusa, mental health columnist Mark Henick talks about how our ambient environmental soundscape affects our mental health. Includes a portion of an interview with Andrew Solomon.

May 2024

Andrew Solomon Receives 2024 Sigmund Freud Award

Apr 2024

Video: United Nations: Mental Health of Children and Young People: How Can We Do Better?

Andrew Solomon’s keynote address at a meeting on mental health of children and youth, sponsored by the Permanent Missions to the United Nations of Canada, Indonesia, Mexico, Qatar, Romania and Kuwait, with the World Health Organization (WHO) and United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund.

Mar 2024

Musical “Far From the Tree” Wins Richard Rodgers Award

The American Academy of Arts & Letters has announced that librettist Justin Warner, composer Robert Maggio and lyricist Kristin Maloney have won a 2024 Richard Rodgers Award for Far From the Tree, a musical adaptation of Andrew Solomon’s 2012 bestseller.

Jan 2024

Video: Columbia Depression Summit: Hope over the Horizon: Improving Depression Outcomes and Reducing and Suicide Risk

The symposium featured presentations by Columbia experts on new innovations and breakthroughs in depression and suicide research and treatment, as well as the lived experiences of individuals living with depression and mental illness.

Oct 2023

Equality Forum Names Andrew Solomon a “Gay Icon”

Equality Forum has honored Andrew Solomon as a “Gay Icon” for 2023 LGBT History Month.

Oct 2023

Video: The Rise in Childhood Suicide

Andrew Solomon talks with Science Writers in New York co-chair David Levine about the new book that he is writing on the rise in suicide

Aug 2023

Audio: The One You Feed: Insights on Mental Health and Resilience

In this conversation, mental health advocate Andrew Solomon talks with The One You Feed host Eric Zimmer about his efforts to challenge societal norms and explore the complex relationship between depression and identity.

Jun 2023

Video: Celebrating Pride Month: A Conversation with Andrew Solomon

A talk and Q&A with members of Morrison & Foerster’s Diversity + Inclusion Group.