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This posthumous volume gathers sixteen essays and addresses written in the last years of Susan Sontag's life. A consummately fearless thinker, Sontag's writings published here reflect on the personally liberating nature of literature, her deepest commitment, and on political activism and resistance to injustice as an ethical duty. She considers the works of writers from the little-known Soviet novelist Leonid Tsypkin to the greats, such as Nadine Gordimer. Sontag also addresses the dilemmas of post-9/11 America, from the degradation of our political rhetoric to the appalling torture of prisoners at Abu Ghraib. 224p.
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This volume gathers sixteen essays and speeches written in the last years of Susan Sontag's life, when her work was being given its due on the international stage. Here,we find Sontag writing of the freedom of literature, about courage and resistance, and fearlessly addressing the dilemmas and myths about post-9/11 America, from the degradation of political rhetoric to the appalling and scandalous torture of prisoners in Abu Ghraib in Iraq. David Rieff describes his mother's passion in his foreword: 'She wanted to experience everyting...if I had only one word with which to evoke her, it would be avidity.' Sontag's avidity lives here.
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Death Kit

By Susan Sontag

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First published in 1967, Susan Sontag's second novel offers a passionate exploration of the recesses of the American conscience. Diddy is a conventional but troubled young man whom readers follow through a self-incriminating investigation that is detailed in a story which travels throughout New York State. 312p.
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Text in English and Italian.
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On Photography

By Susan Sontag

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(1977). 8vo. 1st edition. Eva Rubenstien's copy with her marginalia inked throughout first section. Some bumping to spine ends. Some edgewear to dust jacket. VG/VG.
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On Photography

By Susan Sontag

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e National Book Critics' Circle Award for Criticism (1977), this is "a brilliant analysis of the profound changes photographic images have made in our way of looking of the world and ourselves over the lost 140 years."-Washington Post  BOOK WORLD
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This volume, the first of three to publish Sontag's journals & notebooks, presents a constantly & utterly surprising record of a great mind in incubation. It begins with journal entries and early attempts at fiction from Sontag's years as a university & graduate student, & ends in 1964, when she was becoming a participant and observer of the artistic and intellectual life of New York City. Illus., b&w photos. 317p.
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Selected Stories

By Robert Walser

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In her preface to Robert Walser’s Selected Stories, Susan Sontag describes Walser as “a good-humored, sweet Beckett.” The more common comparison is to “a comic Kafka.” Both formulations effectively describe the reading experience in these stories: the reader is obviously in the presence of a mind-bending genius, but one characterized by a wry, buoyant voice, as apparently cheerful as it is disturbing.Walser is one of the twentieth century’s great modern masters—revered by everyone from Walter Benjamin to Hermann Hesse to W. G. Sebald—and Selected Stories gives the fullest display of his talent. “He is most at home in the mode of short fiction,” according to J. M. Coetzee in The New York Review of Books. The stories “show him at his dazzling best.”
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Written between 1977-1980, the novel is a lost masterpiece, whose author never saw a single page of his literary work published during his lifetime. In it, a narrator is in a train going to Leningrad, mid-April 1867; also aboard are the newly wed Dostoyevskys, Fydor and Anna, who are on their way to Germany for a trip that will keep them abroad four years. Neither fantasy nor docu-novel, the book gets everything right due to its author's obsession with the details of Dostoyevsky's life. 176p. Pap.
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(1992). 8vo. 1st edition. SIGNED by author. Minor edgewear to extremities. Slight bumping and rubbing to d.j. 'Signed At Book Soup' sticker to front of d.j. VG/VG
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The Bishop of Iceland dispatches a young emissary to investigate certain charges against the pastor at Snaefells Glacier, who, among other things, appears to have given up burying the dead. Once he arrives, the emissary finds that this dereliction counts only as a mild eccentricity in a community where women are rumored never to bathe, eat, or sleep, and Creation itself is a work in progress. 288p.
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(New York). (1992). 4to. 1st edition, wrappered issue. SIGNED by Misrach to title page. Minor edgewear and rubbing to wrappers. VG in wrappers.
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Way We Live Now

By Susan Sontag

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This book depicts the responses-doubting, possessive, comic - of a group of New Yorkers when they discover a close friend has AIDS.
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Women

By Annie Leibovitz

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The celebrated photographer turns her lens to a favorite topic, women, sharing her portraits of Hillary Rodham Clinton, Eudora Welty, Martina Navratilova, Jerry Hall, Jodie Foster, Rosie O'Donnell, a Navajo weaver, an architect, an astronaut, a rancher, a body builder, a soldier, and many others. 150,000 first printing. Tour.
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