Category Archives: Susan Sontag

Sontag: Her Life – Benjamin Moser

I first became aware of Susan Sontag while researching an essay on Leni Reifenstahl’s  ‘Nazi Olympic’s’ film ‘Triumph of the Will’: her essay ‘Fascinating Fascism’ blew me away. Across the years our paths crossed a few more times – Her … Continue reading

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This week’s book haul

Two beautiful books for my birthday. Firstly, ‘Voyaging Out: British Women Artists from Suffrage to the Sixties by Carolyn Grant. Published by Thames and Hudson, this is one of their typically luxurious products, packed with achingly gorgeous reproductions and thick, … Continue reading

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Holiday Reading…

Next week I shall be off to my beloved Mallorca for a week of sun, sea, exploration and books – hurrah! But what to read? First up is a book I was drawn by its cover: ‘The Evenings’ by Gerard … Continue reading

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