Join us for what promises to be a fascinating and stimulating evening as Andrew Solomon, contributing writer for the New York Times Magazine and the New Yorker, shares the “timeless commentary on the complexity, and the very definition, of ‘disability’ and the mystical bond between parents and their children.” An exquisitely moving and engaging orator, check out his famous TED Talks: ‘Love No Matter What,’ ‘Depression, The Secret We Share,’ and ‘Forge Meaning, Build Identity,’ watched by over 4 million people. Click here.
Andrew Solomon is the author of TheNoonday Demon: An Atlas of Depression, which was a Pulitzer Prize finalist and winner of fourteen national awards, including the 2001 National Book Award. It is a New York Times bestseller and is published in twenty-two languages. He is a Lecturer in Psychiatry at Cornell University and Special Adviser on LGBT Affairs to Yale University’s Department of Psychiatry. His latest book, Far from the Tree, which was awarded the 2014 National Book Award and the Wellcome Book Prize, is described as “a stunning work of scholarship and compassion, explores themes of generosity, acceptance, and tolerance – all rooted in the insight that loves can transcend every prejudice”. He is a graduate of Yale and received a Ph.D. in psychology from Cambridge. For more information visit Andrews’s website.(http://www.andrewsolomon.com)
“Loving our own children is an exercise for the imagination” – Andrew Solomon
Mr. Solomon will be available to sign his books following the conversation. Books will be available for purchase at the event. Should you want to purchase the book prior to the event simply click on the book images below.
“One of those rare books, which is truly transformative. When you turn the last page, you know you are not the same person who started reading it.” – Veena Venugopal, MINT
Remembering the Future: The Path to Recovering Intuition
SELF 101 - The Path To Happiness
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