“Susan Sontag's essays are great interpretations, and even fulfillments, of what is really going on.” ―Carlos Fuentes
“A dazzling intellectual performance.” ―Vogue
“Susan Sontag is a writer of rare energy and provocative newness.” ―The Nation
“The theoretical portions of her book are delightful to read because she can argue so well. . . . Her ideas are consistently stimulating.” ―Commentary
“She has come to symbolize the writer and thinker in many variations: as analyst, rhapsodist, and roving eye, as public scold and portable conscience.” ―Time--This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.