Interviewing Susan Sontag for 'Rolling Stone'

Rolling Stone writer and author Jonathan Cott recounts his relationship with essayist and political activist Susan Sontag, and how their friendship lead to a memorable 1979 'Rolling Stone' interview.

Susan Sontag, 1974
In the second volume of her journals and notebooks, Susan Sontag declared: "Being intelligent isn’t, for me, like doing something ‘better.’ It’s the only way I exist..."
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