Homicide: A Year On the Killing Streets by David Simon
Mindhunter: Inside the FBI’s Elite Serial Crime Unit by John Douglas and Mark Olshaker
The Stranger Beside Me by Ann Rule
For anyone just jumping on the true crime reading train, this book is True Crime 101. The author knew and worked with Ted Bundy at a suicide prevention hotline and gives a personal insight of him, as well as chronicling his crimes.