Sempre Susan

by Sigrid Nunez
Sempre Susan
  • ISBN-13: 9781594633348
  • Author(s): Sigrid Nunez
  • Subject: BML|literature: texts
  • Publisher: Penguin Random House Group
  • Imprint: Riverhead
  • Publication Date: 13-11-2014
  • Format: p/b

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£14.99
Sigrid Nunez was an aspiring writer when she first met Susan Sontag, already a legendary figure known for her polemical essays, blinding intelligence and edgy personal style. Sontag introduced Nunez to her son, the writer David Rieff, and the two began dating. Soon Nunez moved into the apartment that Rieff and Sontag shared. As Sontag told Nunez, Who says we have to live like everyone else?' Sontag's influence on Nunez, who went on to become a successful novelist, would be profound. This is a startingly truthful portait of this outsized personality.'
About the book

Sigrid Nunez was an aspiring writer when she first met Susan Sontag, already a legendary figure known for her polemical essays, blinding intelligence and edgy personal style. Sontag introduced Nunez to her son, the writer David Rieff, and the two began dating. Soon Nunez moved into the apartment that Rieff and Sontag shared. As Sontag told Nunez, Who says we have to live like everyone else?' Sontag's influence on Nunez, who went on to become a successful novelist, would be profound. This is a startingly truthful portait of this outsized personality.'