Leigh, with Greg Pierotti, Stephen Wangh, and Margo Hall. The People’s
Temple. Minneapolis, Minn.: The Guthrie Theater, 2005/2006. For Guthrie Theater Study Guide, click here.
Reston, James Jr. “Jonestown Express.” Plays in Process 5,
no. 10 (1984).
D’Aguiar, Fred. Bill of Rights. London: Chatto and
Gillespie, Carmen. Jonestown: A Vexation. Detroit, Michigan:
Lotus Press, 2011.
Hirschman, Jack. The Jonestown Arcane. Los Angeles:
Parentheses Writing Series, 1991.
Lambrev, Garrett. Dogstar and Poems from Other Planets. Berkeley, Calif.: Beatitude Press, 2007.
McCuistian, Washington S. A Jonestown for Worms: New Poems. Louisville, KY: Wasteland Press, 2005.
O'Shea, Teri Buford. Jonestown Lullaby. Bloomington, Ind.: iUniverse, 2011.
Parker, Pat. Jonestown and Other Madness. Ithaca,
N.Y.: Firebrand Books, 1985.
Sutherland, Fraser. Jonestown. Toronto, Ontario:
McClelland and Stewart, 1996.
†Blackwood, Scott. We Agreed to Meet Just Here. Kalamazoo, Michigan: West Michigan University Press,
∞Harris, Wilson. Jonestown. London: Faber and Faber,
Popular Fiction with Jonestown Themes or as Plot Device
#Carter, Nick. Retreat for Death. New York: Charter Communications,
Christine, Juliea. Escaping Jonestown. BookRix,
†#James, Steven. The Pawn. Grand Rapids, Michigan: Revell, 2007.
#Lescroart, John. The Hunter. New York: Dutton, 2012.
#Mankel, Henning. Before the Frost. New York: Vintage Books, 2006.
Maupin, Armistead. More Tales of the City. New York: Harper Perennial,
†–––. Further Tales of the City. New York: Harper Perennial,
#Read, Cornelia. The Crazy School. New York: Grand Central Publishing,
Rodgers, William D. Cult Sunday. Denver: Accent Books,
#Wilson, Gar. Terror in Guyana. Toronto, Ont.: Worldwide Press, 1990.
Key to Symbols
∞ = Discussed in The Sacred and the Profane in Wilson Harris’ Jonestown by Rebecca Moore (2008); and in "Hell that springs from the grave of memory”: Sacrifice, Whiteness, and Extinction in Wilson Harris’ Jonestown by Jonathan Highfield (2008)
† = Reviewed in Using Peoples Temple to Tell a Story by Karen Stroup (2010)
# = Reviewed in Peoples Temple as Plot Device by Matthew Thomas Farrell (2012)