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Susan Sontag was born in New York City on January 16, 1933. She received a B.A. from the University of Chicago and did graduate work in philosophy, literature and theology at Harvard University and Saint Anne's College, Oxford University. She was the author of 17 books including four novels, a collection of short stories, several plays, and eight works of nonfiction. Her novels are The Benefactor, Death Kit, The Volcano Lover, and In America, which won the 2000 National Book Award for fiction. On Photography received the 1978 National Book Critics Circle Award. Her stories and essays have appeared in numerous magazines including The New Yorker, The New York Review of Books, The Times Literary Supplement, and Art in America. She also wrote and directed four feature films and stage plays in the United States and Europe. She died from leukemia on December 28, 2004 at the age of 71. (Bowker Author Biography)
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On Photography 2,928 copies, 37 reviews
Regarding the Pain of Others 1,685 copies, 21 reviews
The Volcano Lover 1,404 copies, 20 reviews
In America 1,169 copies, 8 reviews
Women (Author) 601 copies, 11 reviews
Illness as Metaphor 581 copies, 18 reviews
Under the Sign of Saturn 509 copies, 7 reviews
Styles of Radical Will 423 copies, 1 review
Where the Stress Falls 416 copies, 3 reviews
I, etcetera 352 copies, 3 reviews
Death Kit 287 copies, 1 review
AIDS and Its Metaphors 231 copies, 3 reviews
A Susan Sontag Reader 230 copies, 1 review
The Benefactor 219 copies, 2 reviews
Essays of the 1960s & 70s 145 copies, 1 review
The Best American Essays 1992 (Editor) 121 copies
Notes on "Camp" 120 copies
Alice in Bed 74 copies
Don McCullin (Essay) 72 copies, 1 review
Debriefing: Collected Stories 71 copies, 1 review
Violent Legacies: Three Cantos 49 copies, 1 review
Trip to Hanoi 28 copies
Stories: Collected Stories 21 copies, 1 review
Brother Carl 15 copies
A dama do mar 2 copies
Holocaust 1 copy
Godard 1 copy
Pedro Páramo (Foreword, some editions) 2,767 copies, 65 reviews
The Best American Short Stories of the Century (Contributor) 1,464 copies, 9 reviews
Ferdydurke (Foreword, some editions) 1,270 copies, 16 reviews
The Best American Essays of the Century (Contributor) 697 copies, 4 reviews
The Case of Comrade Tulayev (Introduction, some editions) 652 copies, 10 reviews
Summer in Baden-Baden (Introduction, some editions) 568 copies, 14 reviews
Under the Glacier (Afterword, some editions) 548 copies, 20 reviews
Selected Stories (Foreword, some editions) 499 copies, 11 reviews
The Temptation to Exist (Introduction, some editions) 487 copies, 4 reviews
Machete Season: The Killers in Rwanda Speak (Preface, some editions) 402 copies, 8 reviews
A Barthes Reader (Editor, some editions; Introduction, some editions) 390 copies, 1 review
Telling Tales (Contributor) 312 copies, 2 reviews
The Portable Sixties Reader (Contributor) 298 copies, 3 reviews
The Best American Essays 2003 (Contributor) 294 copies, 1 review
Antonin Artaud: Selected Writings (Editor, some editions; Introduction, some editions) 283 copies, 4 reviews
The Walk [and Other Stories] (Foreword, some editions) 275 copies, 6 reviews
Art History and Its Methods: A Critical Anthology (Contributor) 207 copies, 1 review
Letters: Summer 1926 (Foreword, some editions) 193 copies, 1 review
McLuhan, Hot & Cool (Contributor) 148 copies, 1 review
The Best American Essays 1997 (Contributor) 147 copies, 1 review
The Disability Studies Reader (Contributor, some editions) 145 copies, 1 review
Bellocq: Photographs from Storyville (Introduction, some editions) 137 copies, 1 review
The Best American Short Stories 1987 (Contributor) 118 copies
Mistresses of the Dark [Anthology] (Contributor) 113 copies, 3 reviews
Plays (Preface) 82 copies
A Place in the World Called Paris (Foreword) 80 copies, 1 review
Science Fiction: The Future (Contributor) 77 copies, 1 review
Selected Writings of Roland Barthes (Editor, some editions) 75 copies
Howard Hodgkin Paintings (Foreword) 50 copies
Hitler, a Film From Germany (Preface, some editions) 40 copies, 1 review
Granta 1: New American Writing (Contributor) 37 copies, 1 review
Granta 5: The Modern Common Wind (Contributor) 37 copies
Partisan Review (Contributor, some editions) 34 copies
American Review 21 (Contributor) 9 copies
Conjunctions: 30, Paper Airplane (Contributor) 9 copies
Amerika, Amerika bloemlezing (Contributor) 8 copies
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