Susan Sontag was a writer, art critic and US activist. He graduated from Harvard University and was noted for his defense of human rights. Unlike many American writers, she was deeply involved in politics, even after the 60 Between 1987 and 1989, Sontag chaired the North American division of the Pen Club, a worldwide alliance of writers. Sontag was defined as “fond esthete” and “obsessed moralist”. He wrote a novel of success, “The Volcano Lover,” and in 2000 won the National Book Award for his historical novel “In America” however, the greatest literary impact was as an essayist writer.
“The life of the creative man is lead, directed and controlled by boredom. Avoiding boredom is one of our most important purposes.”