Andrew Solomon

Far From the Tree

Andrew Solomon

Talk: Far From the Tree

In twelve astonishingly acute and compassionate chapters, Solomon tells stories of children who have been heartbreakingly tragic victims of intense prejudices—but also stories of parents who have embraced their children's differences and tried to alter the world's understanding of their conditions. Solomon's humanity and erudition—and the eloquence he discovers in the voices of his subjects—are transformative.

Andrew Solomon

Andrew Solomon is a writer on politics, culture and psychology, who lives in New York City and London.

Far From the Tree

Elegantly reported by a spectacularly original and compassionate thinker, Far from the Tree explores how people who love each other must struggle to accept each other—a theme in every family’s life.

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