Those of you who are regular readers of this blog will already know just how amazing I think Andrew Solomon‘s book Far From The Tree is. Well, I got to interview the great man himself last week for the LGBT radio show, Out in South London. We were at Waterstones in Hampstead where Andrew was speaking at an event with Stephen Grosz, the eminent psychoanalyst and author of The Examined Life, which I also highly recommend. I had half an hour before the event to talk to Andrew about his award-winning book, the inspiration behind it and the long research process (it took him ten years to write). Andrew also spoke to me candidly about his depression and his sexuality and how they have informed his life and career.
You can listen to the full interview on the Out in South London website here.