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Susan Sontag on Sex
Susan Sontag on Sex

“If only I could feel about sex as I do about writing! That I’m the vehicle, the medium, the instrument of some force beyond myself.”

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Happy Birthday, Jean-Jacques Rousseau: 21 Essential Reads on Education
Happy Birthday, Jean-Jacques Rousseau: 21 Essential Reads on Education

Bertrand Russell, Richard Feynman, Susan Sontag, Noam Chomsky, Isaac Asimov, Kio Stark, and more.

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The Quartet of Creativity: 28-Year-Old Susan Sontag on the Four People a Great Writer Must Be
The Quartet of Creativity: 28-Year-Old Susan Sontag on the Four People a Great Writer Must Be

“A great writer has all 4 — but you can still be a good writer with only 1 and 2.”

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Susan Sontag’s Bulletpointed Bodily Self-Portrait
Susan Sontag’s Bulletpointed Bodily Self-Portrait

Low blood pressure, loves sleep but grinds teeth, craves pure sugar but dislikes desserts.

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Barthes’s Likes and Dislikes, Illustrated
Barthes’s Likes and Dislikes, Illustrated

Champagne over strawberries, Glenn Gould over Vivaldi, romantic music over fidelity, and no telephoning.

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Famous Advice on Writing: The Collected Wisdom of Great Writers
Famous Advice on Writing: The Collected Wisdom of Great Writers

Fitzgerald, Hemingway, Didion, Sontag, Vonnegut, Bradbury, Orwell, and other literary icons.

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