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Press: Audio & Video


Mar 2021

Video: Inside the Mind of an American Family

Andrew Solomon and Robert Kolker discuss Kolker’s new book, Hidden Valley Road, which tells the story of the Galvin family, a large Colorado family of boys a majority of whom were diagnosed with schizophrenia.

Feb 2021

Video: Assume Nothing: Tanya Selvaratnam with Andrew Solomon

Andrew Solomon joins writer, artist, and award-winning filmmaker Tanya Selvaratnam to discuss Tanya’s new book, Assume Nothing: A Story of Intimate Violence.

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

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

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

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.

Sep 2020

Audio: The Noonday Demon: Talkspace Interview with Andrew Solomon

Andrew Solomon joins Derrick Hull, Talkspace’s VP of Clinical Research and Development, for a discussion of scientific research on depression and how it fits into the broader systemic way in which we approach mental illness.

Sep 2020

Video: Andrew Solomon at Cognition: Unisinos Online Conference

Andrew Solomon discusses the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on mental health.

Jul 2020

Video: Open Book with NPR’s Scott Simon

Andrew Solomon joins NPR journalist Scott Simon for a wide-ranging, informal conversation.