Susan Sontag

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Susan Sontag (born Susan Rosenblatt, January 16, 1933 - December 28, 2004) was an American writer. Sontag was born in New York City to Jewish parents.[1] She grew up in Tucson, Arizona and later in Los Angeles, California.

She was openly bisexual.[2] She married writer Philip Rieff (1922-2006) in 1950. Her only child is writer David Rieff (born 1952). The couple divorced in 1959.

She died of leukemia in New York City. She is buried in Montparnasse Cemetery in Paris, France.

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  1. The fiery words of Susan Sontag
  2. Finding fact from fiction