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Literature Is Freedom

In 2003 when Susan Sontag won the Friedenspreis des Deutschen Buchhandels, the Peace Prize of the German Book Trade, her acceptance speech--delivered in Frankfurt at a ceremony boycotted by the U.S. ambassador--was entitled "Literature is Freedom." Almost no American media noted her award or cited any portions of that address. Winterhouse Editions, consistent with its mission to "publish important texts which might be neglected by ordinary routes," is offering a 48-page edition of this eloquent valedictory.
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