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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.

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.

Mar 2023

Video: Bloomsyear Reading of James Joyce’s Ulysses: Chapter 13, “Nausicaa”

As part of its “Bloomsyear” celebration of the 100th anniversary of the publication of James Joyce’s novel Ulysses, Thornwillow Press has sponsored a reading of the complete book by 300 readers over 30 episodes.

Feb 2023

Audio: TED Radio Hour: Lessons on love and acceptance from today’s dynamic families

Andrew Solomon and TED Radio Hour host Manoush Zomorodi discuss and challenge the concept of what an “ideal” family looks like.

Jan 2023

Video: Amanpour: America’s ‘center tends to shift towards justice’

Andrew Solomon speaks with Christiane Amanpour about identity, mental health, and social progress in America, and explains why he finds hope “simply in the lives that people are leading.”

Nov 2022

Audio: The Ask Beatty Podcast: Give Yourself Permission to Reach Out and Ask for Help

In which Andrew and Beatty discuss Andrew’s article, The Mystifying Rise of Child Suicide, how our systems of care are failing young people, and the many ways that our political, educational and healthcare systems could work to reverse this downward trend.

Oct 2022

Video: Song of the Cell: Andrew Solomon and Siddhartha Mukherjee at the New York Public Library

Andrew Solomon and Siddhartha Mukherjee discuss discuss Mukherjee’s new book about how scientists discovered cells, began to understand them, and are now using that knowledge to create new humans.

Oct 2022

Audio: Nine Questions with Eric Oliver: The Interpreter of Shadows

Dr. Eric Oliver of the University of Chicago asks Andrew Solomon nine questions the answers to which are essential for crafting “a well-examined life.”