Why Famous: The cultural critic is considered one of the most influential of her generation. She is known for her 1964 article "Notes on Camp", re-issued in her break-through collection of essays "Against Interpretation"
Other famous works include "On Photography" and "Illness as Metaphor".
Sontag was also a filmmaker and novelist, publishing several bestsellers
- 1964-12-11 "Time" magazine calls Susan Sontag "one of Manhattan's brightest intellectuals" in a review of her groundbreaking essay "Notes on Camp"
- "I envy paranoids; they actually feel people are paying attention to them."