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By Susan Sontag

ISBN-10: 1429922974

ISBN-13: 9781429922975

Sontag's incisive intelligence, expressive brilliance, and deep interest approximately artwork, politics, and the writer's accountability to undergo witness have secured her position as some of the most very important thinkers and writers of the 20th century.

At a similar Time gathers 16 essays and speeches written within the final years of Sontag's lifestyles, whilst her paintings was once being commemorated at the foreign level. She writes of the liberty of literature, approximately braveness and resistance, and fearlessly addresses the dilemmas of post-9/11 the USA, from the degradation of our political rhetoric to the appalling torture of prisoners in Abu Ghraib.

David Rieff describes his mother's ardour in his foreword: "She desired to event every little thing, style every little thing, pass in all places, do every thing. certainly, if I had just one observe with which to rouse her, it'd be avidity. . . . i believe that, for her, the enjoyment of dwelling and the enjoyment of figuring out particularly have been one and the same."

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