Mapping Depression, Andrew Solomon

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Writer, Lecturer and Activist

Award-winning journalist Andrew Solomon always thought he was tough. But a series of losses, including the assisted suicide of his cancer-suffering mum, plunged him into a deep depression, which then morphed into ripping anxiety. ‘It was eating me alive.’ Driven to try and understand his condition, Solomon interviewed numerous fellow sufferers for what became his best seller, The Noonday Demon: An Atlas of Depression. Solomon lives in London and New York with his husband and son.

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