Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Emma Cline's 'The Girls' and Alison Umminger's 'American Girls' Ponder Charles Manson and the Banality of Teenage Desire
"Even now, no one knows whether Charles Manson believed his own insane manifesto, or was just using it as a tool to get what he wanted. But the girls believed. Patricia Krenwinkel, Leslie Van Houten, Susan Atkins—they believed. They belonged. And then, on two infamous evenings in 1969, they helped kill seven people."
More: The Atlantic