Susan Sontag was a renowned Jewish-American writer, who was also a prolific filmmaker, teacher and political activist. She discovered her undying love for books during her teenage. She started off her career by writing essays for some renowned newspapers and soon published the most notable essay of her career titled “Notes on Camp” which brought her many accolades. This encouraged her to publish her debut novel titled ‘The Benefactor’ where her experimental way of writing failed to fascinate the masses. She further published some successful short-stories and novels before coming up with her first best-selling novel called ‘The Volcano Lover’. After this, she proved to be a versatile writer as she successfully fascinated the masses in different genres of fiction and non-fiction. Her successful works include ‘Essays’, and 'In America’, which won ‘National Book Award for Fiction’. Apart from this, she has also proved her mettle on the big screen by working as a writer and director for a couple of successful movies including ‘Letter from Venice’. Her writings, essays, work, thoughts, books and novels are still very popular among the masses. We bring to you a collection of quotes and sayings by Susan Sontag whose writings and thoughts covered various subjects and viewpoints.
To take a photograph is to participate in another person's mortality, vulnerability, mutability. precisely by slicing out this moment and freezing it, all photographs testify to time's relentless melt.
Mad people = People who stand alone and burn.
I'm attracted to them because they give me permission to do the same.