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There are few books that literally I couldn't put down. This was one.
A warts and all portrait of one of the most brilliant, polarizing personalities in the second half... Read more
I believe this is the problem with this book--and that the writer was so overwhelmed by her subject, that her own writing went down the tubes. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Darsen
This book written by the girlfriend of Susan Sontag's son, Sigrid Nuñez, was an eye-opener to me. Read morePublished 15 months ago by LitChick
To be honest, I picked up this book, SEMPRE SUSAN, not because I'm a fan of Sontag, but because I'd read a Sigrid Nunez book which had very much impressed me, a novel called For... Read morePublished 22 months ago by Timothy J. Bazzett
I found this book fascinating or should I say Susan Sontag. I think she was a strong, interesting woman and her story is well written by Sigrid Nunez. Read morePublished on August 13, 2012 by mighty j
Devastating honesty combined with deceptively spare, poetic language
creates an unforgettable narrative. Sigrid Nunez's writing never disappoints. Read more
Author Nunez went to work as a personal assistant to Susan Sontag around the time that Sontag was recovering from advanced breast cancer. Read morePublished on June 30, 2011 by L. Young
I read this stunning, elegantly written and deeply felt book in 1 sitting. Like all of Nunez's work, it is masterful - and there's not a word out of place. Read morePublished on April 17, 2011 by Elizabeth Benedict