Books Reborn Journals and Notebooks, 1947-1963 by Susan Sontag and David Rieff Hardcover, 318 pages, Farrar Straus & Giroux, List Price: $25 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleRebornSubtitleJournals and Notebooks, 1947-1963AuthorSusan Sontag and David Rieff Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers Book Summary Presents excerpts from the early writings of the author, with reflections on her meetings with influential writers and intellectuals, her literary ambitions, and her criticisms of other writers. Genres: Nonfiction Biography & Memoir Also by Susan Sontag As Consciousness Is Harnessed to Flesh Facebook Twitter Google+ Email NPR stories about Reborn Arts & Life Susan Sontag's Ruminations 'Reborn' January 22, 2009 Book critic Maureen Corrigan reviews Reborn: Journals & Notebooks, 1947 – 1963, the newly published intimate ruminations of Susan Sontag. Susan Sontag's Ruminations 'Reborn' Listen Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/99729820/99730148" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Transcript Book Reviews Sontag On Sontag: Journals Record A Writer's Birth January 6, 2009 In her journals, Susan Sontag exhibits the fierce intelligence that distinguishes her work — along with a vulnerability that may surprise. The result is an absorbing chronicle of emotional and intellectual self-discovery.