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Susan Sontag
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    (January 16, 1933-December 28, 2004)
    Birth name was Susan Rosenblatt
    Raised in Tucson, Arizona, and Los Angeles
    Resided in Manhattan
    Wrote 'Notes on Camp (1964),' 'Against Interpretation (1966),' 'On Photography (1977),' 'Illness as Metaphor (1978),' 'The Volcano Lover (1992)' and 'In America (2000)'
    Wrote for 'The New Yorker,' 'The New York Review of Books,' 'Times Literary Supplement,' 'The Nation' and 'Partisan Review'
    Partner of famed photographer Annie Leibovitz
    She was a snob.
    She said: 'I don't like America enough to live anywhere except Manhattan.'
    She was a literary critic who argued that literary criticism was pointless.
    She sneered at writers she didn't like.
    She said: 'The white race is the cancer of human history.'
    The day after 9/11, she published a controversial essay calling the terrorists 'courageous.'
    She had a weird skunk stripe in her hair.
    She loved reading.
    She was very involved in civil and human rights causes.
    She was one of the most famous intellectuals of her time.
    Her mother was a drunk.
    Her father died when she was a little girl.
    She graduated from high school at 15.
    She suffered from breast cancer, uterine cancer and leukemia.
    She pissed people off on both the right and the left.
    She had as many fans as detractors.

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