The 7 Best Books of April

The Road to Jonestown: Jim Jones and Peoples Temple, Jeff Guinn (Simon & Schuster)
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The Road to Jonestown: Jim Jones and Peoples Temple, Jeff Guinn (Simon & Schuster)

In 1978, cult leader Jim Jones ordered his followers to drink cyanide-laced grape Flavor Aid, resulting in the deaths of 918 people, one third of whom were children. In his new book, investigative journalist and author Guinn (Manson) explains how Jones went from charismatic minister to sociopathic murderer.

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