"A man ought to read just as his
inclination leads him;
Below you'll find our thoughts on a bunch of books so you can get a 'flavor' of some things you might want to get your hands on. There are, in some cases, lengthy descriptions while in others it's a quick summarization so you'll understand what the book is all about. The opinions are mine alone unless otherwise noted. Those who may have enjoyed and believed a particular book may not appreciate or understand our designations, especially when we use the label of "historical fiction" on many currently popular books about the Knights Templar!
This listing includes books of various types including both pro- and anti-Masonic and those which don't fall into either category.
Often we get inquiries about 'what to read' to learn all about Freemasonry. Start below with the books having the graphic with them. You can head to our 'reading list' page here for an interesting compilation of works. Further, and in addition to the reviews on our site, there is a VERY comprehensive listing of Masonic-related books along with dates/locations of various reviews as well as links to those reviews which appear on the internet put together by Bro. Paul Bessel on his website at http://bessel.org/bkrevs.htm
Our Reviews, Summaries and Descriptions
The Grand Lodge of Masons in Maine in the US has begun an educational endeavor known as the Maine Masonic College. They are building book lists on various subjects including books that only tangentially relate to actual Masonic matters but which should, nevertheless, be considered by anyone wanting to be well-read. We encourage you to look at their website found here.
Want to know about the other books we've read? Head to Library Thing and check us out!
Just click on "Prince, the Search Dog" to find things on our site. He's here on every page and he'll take you directly to our search form where you can see if we've written about whatever it is you're interested in. Prince has a great memory; he always remembers where things are! We also encourage you to use our Site Map and Contents Page for a full overview of the many things you'll find here.
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