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Subject: Need some recommendations
Date Posted: 2/13/2010 1:24 PM ET
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Does any one have any recommendations for books on a few subjects?

Biker gangs

White supremecy (sp)  DISCLAIMER - I don't believe in it or condone it.  I just find these groups fascinating.  Kind of like a train wreck...............

Musician bios or books on the music industry.


Date Posted: 2/13/2010 2:07 PM ET
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The Mammoth Book of Bikers is a pretty good one.

Into a World of Hate: A Journey Among the Extreme Right by Nick Ryan. I read this in a sociology class in college that focused on issues of racism.
 We also read A Hundred Little Hitlers: The Death of a Black Man, the Trial of a White Racist, and the Rise of the Neo-Nazi Movement in America by Elinor Langer.

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Date Posted: 2/13/2010 4:35 PM ET
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There was an excellent thread a couple of weeks ago with music book recommendations:  http://www.paperbackswap.com/forum/topic.php?t=193478

Hells Angels by Hunter S Thompson is a minor classic.

Date Posted: 2/15/2010 1:29 AM ET
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Under and Alone by Willian Queen about an undercover cop investigating a bike gang  It was a very popular book

Date Posted: 2/15/2010 6:33 PM ET
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I just got Under and Alone recently.  Can't wait to read it.