Benjamin Moser and Gary Indiana On the Dark Brilliance of Susan Sontag 🔗 ✍️ 📚 🇺🇸 🗣 ⌨️

One of the few proven exceptions is the colossus of American letters Susan Sontag, who may be the closest the literary world got in the last half of the 20th century to a politician, explorer, and movie star. Sontag was many things to many people—beloved and hated, adored and maligned, almost never outsmarted or overlooked, she was truly the nation’s last famous public intellectual.

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