46th out of 178 books — 18 voters
The Brotherhood of Eternal Love: From Flower Power to Hippie Mafia: The Story of the LSD Counterculture
First released in 1984, this book became an instant bestseller, and later on, a cult classic. Now updated and containing new material, it tells a brilliantly researched story of a group of idealists fascinated by the potential of LSD to improve the quality of life.Called a hippie mafia by police, The Brotherhood of Eternal Love came to symbolize the rise of LSD, the growth...more
Hardcover, 288 pages
Published August 1st 2007 by Cyan Communications
(first published January 1st 1984)
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Not quite as good as Nicholas Schou's more definitive "Orange Sunshine," but still a fantastic read about the Brotherhood of Eternal Love. How could you go wrong, really? Surfer bums turned international LSD magnates/questers. Holds up pretty well, despite a few quackers. Ken Kesey & the Acid Pranksters?