The Best Prepping and Survival Books You Should Read

One of the great joys and advantages of living today is the prevalence of books. Be they bound ink and paper or electrons on a screen, books can be invaluable references or moving, thought-provoking stories about the human experience. I am constantly awed at the sheer value of the things; for only a few dollars you can learn new skills, fill in gaps in your education, expand your philosophical horizons and finally, perhaps, come away with a different point of view on your life.

That’s powerful stuff. To be better in order to be a good neighbor and be a valuable member of my community. I want to make it harder for someone or something to make a victim of me. I want to be a better man than I was yesterday, with more of the skills, grit and determination that our grandfathers had. I encourage all of my friends and readers to do the same.

I read just about everything I can get my hands on, but for our chat today (well, lecture, as it were, at least until we take to the comments) I am going to share some of my recommendations for books that feature preparation, survival,


Originally posted on The Survivalist Blog