TITLE: Andrew Solomon: 2013 National Book Festival
SPEAKER: Andrew Solomon
EVENT DATE: 2013/09/21
FORMAT: Video + Captions
RUNNING TIME: 44 minutes
TRANSCRIPT: View Transcript (link will open in a new window)
Andrew Solomon appears at the 2013 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
Speaker Biography: Andrew Solomon has written for a multitude of publications on topics as varied as mental depression, Afghanistan, Soviet artists, the politics of Libya and psychology. His "The Noonday Demon: An Atlas of Depression" won the National Book Award in 2001 and was a Pulitzer finalist. In "Far from the Tree: Parents, Children and the Search for Identity," Solomon focuses on families' struggles in raising children with disabilities. The book won the National Book Critics Circle Award in 2012 for nonfiction.
SERIES: National Book Festival 2013