Studio 360 Edit this Published by Studio 360 Jonathan Lethem on Solitude Listen Queue Want to embed this player? Use the code below. More info. <iframe frameborder="0" scrolling="no" height="130" width="100%" src="https://www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/wnyc/#file=/audio/json/107152/&share=1"></iframe> Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend Novelist Jonathan Lethem tells Kurt what Superman has in common with the young hero of his book, The Fortress of Solitude. He also explains how losing his mother when he was a teenager shaped his writing.