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Old 01-16-14, 11:25 AM
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Good books about groups? (and one group in particular).

Having just finished Hush by Eishes Chayil, I'm fascinated by books about groups. What are some good ones?

Particular interested in that fraternity at either Harvard or Yale or one of those that is secret and you get invited into it by pedigree with secret meetings and most presidents have been a part of.
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Re: Good books about groups? (and one group in particular).

No recommendations but you could check out:
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Re: Good books about groups? (and one group in particular).

Skull & Bones, that's the one, thanks They fascinate me as much as the Illuminati. I had never heard of the Bohemian Grove.
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Re: Good books about groups? (and one group in particular).

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Skull & Bones, that's the one, thanks They fascinate me as much as the Illuminati. I had never heard of the Bohemian Grove.
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Hell's Angels: A Strange and Terrible Saga by Hunter S. Thompson
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I believe there are several good books about Princeton's secret "Twig and Plums" society.
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Re: Good books about groups? (and one group in particular).

Originally Posted by GatorDeb View Post
Having just finished Hush by Eishes Chayil, I'm fascinated by books about groups. What are some good ones?

Particular interested in that fraternity at either Harvard or Yale or one of those that is secret and you get invited into it by pedigree with secret meetings and most presidents have been a part of.
"Secrets of the Tomb" by Alexandra Robbins
"Fleshing Out Skull and Bones" by Kris Millegan
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Re: Good books about groups? (and one group in particular).

That Fleshing out Skull and Bones sounds great, thanks!

Keep them coming!
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Re: Good books about groups? (and one group in particular).

Not related to an Ivy League school group, but if you haven't read Foucault's Pendulum, you should.
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By Umberto Eco? The description makes it sound terrifying. I'm in
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It's not terrifying, but it is excellent.
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The Rule of Four is about Princeton students and is a Da Vinci Code ripoff.
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Re: Good books about groups? (and one group in particular).

The Illuminatus! Trilogy is pretty much about every secret group, and conspiracy, that went around up until the 1970s.
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Re: Good books about groups? (and one group in particular).

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Skull & Bones [...] fascinate me as much as the Illuminati.
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The Illuminatus! Trilogy is pretty much about every secret group, and conspiracy, that went around up until the 1970s.
If Deb is not already well-versed in RAW's oeuvre I'd have to say that she really needs to hand back her tin-foil hat
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I'd never heard of him! :hands over hat:
Last two books added to the list!
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Yeah, there's this one group that I've read a bunch of good books about...








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