Regarding the Pain of Others
Publish date: August 26th 2004
Pages no: 144
Edition language: English
Meh. Like the stars say: "it was ok." This was my first time reading anything by Susan Sontag, and after hearing so much positive about her, I guess I was expecting more. She's lauded as this great social critic, but I read things more insightful than anything in here about 394 times a day around on...
This is an articulate meditation mostly on war photography that didn't solve any of my problems. Somewhere at the bottom of my mind I was kind of hoping it would. Silly me. Anyway, while it's not particularly enlightening or revelatory (or helpful), the essay does help the reader focus his/her own i...