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Press: All Sources


Jan 2021

Video: What Is Donald Trump’s Legacy, and How Do We Heal?

Magda Grădinaru interviews Andrew Solomon about Donald Trump’s legacy, and impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on daily life.

Jan 2021

Video: How One Polygamous Family Changed the Law

The Darger family, a husband and three wives with twenty-five children, fought to decriminalize polygamy in Utah—and won.

Dec 2020

“We will never regain the sense of invincibility we had before the virus”: Estadao Interviews Andrew Solomon

“No one will escape this pandemic unscathed — not even those who managed to get anything good out of this isolation period, who reviewed their priorities, who did not catch the virus, who did not lose anyone, who did not lose their jobs. This trauma must be worked through individually and collectively, and it may take a generation for us to feel safe again.”

Dec 2020

Video: 2020 Fronteiras do Pensamento Conference

Andrew Solomon discusses the need to acknowledge the humanity we share with all human beings; humans’ relations to pets and objects; and the potentially positive outcomes of lockdowns.

Oct 2020

Video: A Good Time to Be Born: Perri Klass and Andrew Solomon

Andrew Solomon joins Perri Klass to discuss her new book, A Good Time to Be Born: How Science and Public Health Gave Children a Future.

Oct 2020

Audio: The Quarantine Tapes: Our Mental Health in the Age of Social Distancing

“I think there’s an almost universal experience of loss that is devastating to many of the people who have lost not only their connection to the friends they no longer see and the places they no longer go, but to their sense of stability and security in the world.”

Oct 2020

Reimagining Community in Rapidly Changing Times

“I think this has been an occasion for people to withdraw from hectic lives, and to focus quite tightly on the people whom they are closest to, including, in many instances, family.”

Oct 2020

Video: Boxed In: The Pandemic’s Psychological Impact on Children

Author Andrew Solomon and school counselor Amanda Jo Bustamante discuss the psychological effects — fear, anxiety and social isolation — of the COVID-19 pandemic on children.

Oct 2020

Audio: Shrink Speak: A Grieving Nation: Coping With Loss, Unrest and Politics

Authors Andrew Solomon and Kay Jamison join Dr. Jeffrey Lieberman to discuss how to process the cycle of emotional responses inspired by the COVID-19 pandemic and concurrent political turmoil.

Oct 2020

Video: Narratives of Health and Identity: Danielle Spencer with Andrew Solomon

Andrew Solomon joins author Danielle Spender for a discussion of her new book, Metagnosis: Revelatory Narratives of Health and Identity.