Daniel Schreiberis a Berlin-based writer. An art
and literary critic, he contributes to numerous German and Swiss
magazines and newspapers, including Die Zeit, DU-das
Kulturmagazin, Philosophie Magazin, Litera turen, and
Weltkunst, as well as the radio station
Deutschlandradio Kultur. He is a columnist for the daily
taz-die tageszeitung, and his essays on art and culture
appear in a number of anthologies. He was previously contributing
editor to Monopol and headed the culture section of the magazine
David Dollenmayer is emeritus professor of German at Worcester Polytechnic Institute and is the winner of the 2008 Helen and Kurt Wolff Prize for his translation of Moses Rosenkranz's Childhood: An Autobiographical Fragment.
"[A] crisp and dispassionate biography" -Publishers Weekly
"A sensitive, cleareyed biography of an intellectual star"
"In succinct, easy-to-follow fashion, the biography helps account for why Sontag was a writer of many tastes and talents who continues to attract interest." -Columbus Dispatch "Recommended." --CHOICE
"To capture Sontag's life and spirit by honoring her dimensionality, then, is a monumental task, but one which... Daniel Schreiber accomplishes with enormous elegance in the long-awaited Susan Sontag: A Biography" -Brain Pickings
"[A]n engaging and fascinating life story" -Gay & Lesbian Review