Depeschen mit dem Leitwort Xan Brooks

»The nearer Guinn’s biography draws to its central horror, the more it picks up speed. The middle section pitches us into the whirlpool, presenting a swirl of horrific gore and bubbling black comedy.«

Xan Brooks

Manson thought he was bigger than the Beatles, but in reality he was little more than a career criminal and pimp. Xan Brooks about the new biography Manson: The Life and Times of Charles Manson by Jeff Guinn. His review at The Guardian.

»Williams’s book paints an intriguing portrait of a man in fragments, a series of sides that won’t match up.«

Xan Brooks about the new biography A Mysterious Something in the Light: Raymond Chandler – A Life by Tom Williams. His review at