reviewed Fritz Bauer by Ronen Steinke

Ronen Steinke: Fritz Bauer (German language, 2015) 5 stars

Fritz Bauer zwang die Deutschen zum Hinsehen: Inmitten einer Justiz, die in der jungen Bundesrepublik …

This is how you write a biography.

5 stars

Extremely solid biography. Just the right amount of detail, just the right amount of historical context, just the right amount of philosophical context, very little psychological speculation with a good amount of solid evidence-based argumentation. Very little sentimentality, deployed appropriately. Good, matter-of-fact prose. Absolute Goldilocks type biography. Highly recommended to anyone interested in the subject matter.