Susan Sontag

What the frieze editors have been reading this week

By frieze

The long-overdue publication of Susan Sontag's collected short fiction 

By Jerome Boyd-Maunsell

Emily Witt's latest book offers a new approach to sexology 

By Matthew McLean
Photograph: Edward Park

Journals, poems, biography and ‘direct implication’– the year in books

By Quinn Latimer
Mark Tansey, Derrida Queries de Man, 1990, oil on canvas, 213x140 cm. Courtesy: Gagosian Gallery, New York and the artist

Do philosophers understand contemporary art?

By Jörg Heiser

What are the reasons for television’s uneasy relationship to art?

By Sidney Smith

Literary highlights of 2008 included a biography of Theodor Adorno, a new novel by Philip Roth and short stories by Ali Smith