ON PHOTOGRAPHY Susan Sontag. Susan Sontag is an essayist and novelist. She has studied at Berkeley, Harvard, Ox ford, and the Sorbonne and considers herself a writer without specialization. Among her books are several works of criticism, Against Interpretation, On Photography. Books Advanced Search New Releases Best Sellers & More Children's Books Textbooks Textbook Rentals Best Books of the Month of results for Books: Susan Sontag Skip to main search . —The New York Times Book Review “A book of great importance and originality All future discussion or analysis of the role of photography in the affluent mass-media societies are now bound to begin with her book.” —John Berger “Not many photographs are worth a thousand of [Susan Sontag.