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Lauretta Charlton • 01/26/12

I read Sempre Susan in one sitting, enthralled. You can never fully anticipate a book having that sort of impact on you, but when it does, it’s hard to ignore. Sigrid Nunez is unsparingly honest about her experience with Susan Sontag, and this creates a queasy tension in the reader: I felt embarrassed for Sontag, a woman who, despite her fierce intellect, could be petty and odd. She could also be authoritarian, unforgiving and without sympathy.

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Lauretta Charlton • 11/02/11

Recently I stumbled across a photo of Ryan Gosling. You know the one. “Hey girl.

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