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Andrew Solomon

Author of "Far From the Tree: Parents, Children and the Search For Identity"

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Andrew Solomon is an American writer specialising in psychology and culture. His book The Noonday Demon: An Atlas of Depression won the 2001 National Book Award and inspired him to begin studying for a PhD in psychology. His most recent book is Far From the Tree: Parents, Children and the Search for Identity. In the Guardian, Emma Brockes remarked that “by militating against perfectionism, he only leaves the reader in greater awe of the art of the achievable. The book starts out as a…

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