Desperately Seeking Susan

Terry Castle

In the first of our summer readings, Terry Castle reads her 2005 piece about her “on-again, off-again, semi-friendship” with Susan Sontag. She remembers Sontag as a “great comic character”: a high-minded hobnobber, a moralist and a gossip, seductive and snobbish and a catalytic force for modern feminism.

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Produced by Zoe Kilbourn; editing by Sarah Sahim

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