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Susan Sontag was a monster

28 mins | May 24, 2019
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Why her work matters so much, even now. Susan Sontag wrote extensively on topics from photography, culture and media to AIDS, illness and human rights. But how she lived is just as much of a lesson as her words. Lauren Elkin looks at how Sontag prompted people to test their ideas by disagreeing, something which is often missing in our public discourse.
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