'In the journal I do not just express myself more openly than I could do to any person; I create myself.'
Intimate, vulnerable and unsparing, Reborn bears witness to the evolution of Susan Sontag.
With entries dating from 1947-1963, the first instalment from Susan Sontag's diaries charts her ascension from early adolescence to her early thirties. Unabashed, though thoroughly self-reflective, Sontag's diaries reveal the inner workings of her mind, her insecurities and her passions.
This compelling account of the evolution of America's greatest post-war intellectual allows us to behold the moral and political awakening of the artist and critic