Category: Weird and Wild Old Book Reviews

Reviews of books that are weird and out-of-print… but probably shouldn’t be.  Or maybe they should, who knows.

Review: The Suicide Cult

Suicide_Cult_-_coverIn the later 1970s, dozens upon dozens of ‘true-crime’ books flooded the shelves, riding a new wave of popularity and searching for their own fifteen minutes of fame. Kilduff and Javers, reporters for the San Francisco Chronicle, compiled their stories exposing charismatic religious leader Jim Jones (and his . . . well, Suicide Cult) into this addition to the field. Think Helter Skelter meets All The President’s Men. Continue reading