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At the Same Time Paperback – 3 April 2008

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"What ultimately matters about Sontag . . . is what she has defended: the life of the mind, and the necessity for reading and writing as 'a way of being fully human.'"--Hilary Mantel, "Los Angeles Times Book Review "

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Susan Sontag was born in Manhattan in 1933 and studied at the universities of Chicago, Harvard and Oxford. Her non-fiction works include Against Interpretation, On Photography, Illness as Metaphor, AIDS and its Metaphors and Regarding the Pain of Others. She is also the author of four novels, a collection of stories and several plays. Her books are translated into thirty-two languages. In 2001 she was awarded the Jerusalem Prize for the body of her work, and in 2003 she received the Prince of Asturias Prize for Literature and the Peace Prize of the German Book Trade. She died in December 2004.

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  • Publisher : Penguin UK (3 April 2008)
  • Language: : English
  • Paperback : 256 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 0141031689
  • ISBN-13 : 978-0141031682
  • Item Weight : 181 g
  • Dimensions : 12.9 x 1.6 x 19.8 cm
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