New evidence supports the idea that Sontag was the primary author of Philip Rieff’s “Freud: The Mind of the Moralist.”
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It’s a book I didn’t know I wanted, one that makes me wish that Mary McCarthy and Nora Ephron were around to write and direct a movie version.
Christians by no means have a monopoly on album cover kitsch; Jews can do it too.
Shortly after the Yom Kippur War, Susan Sontag travelled to Israel to make a documentary titled “Promised Lands.” The film was panned by critics and, for a time, banned in Israel itself.
Susan Sontag was a charismatic writer — and a magnet for criticism. A newly translated biography explores the Jewish legacy of the woman born Susan Lee Rosenblatt.
What do Susan Sontag, Debbie Harry, James Schuyler and Anna Moffo have in common? For one thing, they’re all loved by author Wayne Koestenbaum.
In a bid to shape which Jewish documentaries find an audience, the Foundation for Jewish Culture announced the recipients of the Lynn and Jules Kroll Fund for Documentary Film on December 15. The $140,000 grant (split between five recipients) enables filmmakers, considered to be expanding the understanding of Jewish experience, to reach a wider audience.