Susan Sontag, American writer and filmmaker, professor, literary icon, and political activist (1933-2004)

Susan Sontag, American writer and filmmaker, professor, literary icon, and political activist . The Aesthetics of Silence

There’s a preview screening of the new HBO documentary Regarding Susan Sontag at MoMA today, before it airs on television on December 8. Sontag’s prose style captivated readers and her assertive cr...

35 Susan Sontag Quotes on Art, Writing, and Life

Susan Sontag, writer and filmmaker. | 40 Inspiring Workspaces Of The Famously Creative (from Buzzfeed)

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Susan Sontag on Literature and Freedom

The Aesthetic of Silence: Susan Sontag on Art as a Form of Spirituality and the Paradoxical Role of Silence in Creative Culture

"It hurts to love. It’s like giving yourself to be flayed and knowing that at any moment the other person may just walk off with your skin." ~ Susan Sontag, Reborn: Journals and Notebooks, 1947-1963

"It hurts to love. It’s like giving yourself to be flayed and knowing that at any moment the other person may just walk off with your skin." ~ Susan Sontag, Reborn: Journals and Notebooks,

Selected texts from Susan Sontag's diaries.  Illustrated by Wendy MacNaughton  Edited by Maria Popova

Susan Sontag on Love: Illustrated Quotes from Sontag's Diaries

“Nothing is mysterious, no human relation. Except love.” - Susan Sontag on Love: Illustrated Diary Excerpts by Maria Popova & Wendy MacNaughton

"Reading usually precedes writing. And the impulse to write is almost always fired by reading. Reading, the love of reading, is what makes you dream of becoming a writer." — Susan Sontag

"Reading usually precedes writing. And the impulse to write is almost always fired by reading. Reading, the love of reading, is what makes you dream of becoming a writer.

Richard Brody posts 'Susan Sontag on Movies: For Interpretation' http://nyr.kr/KdTi0I

Susan Sontag on Movies: For Interpretation

When I read the recently published second volume of Susan Sontag’s diaries, which are filled with references to movies, I was reminded of an old …

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