Most people these days never really have to work with rope. If you don't use rope on a day to day basis and understand how to properly care for and use rope, this book is for you! Even if you do use rope, you may find some things inside this tome quite useful.
Charles Gibson - Handbook Of Knots And Splices
Another in a list of books to help you prepare. This has handy checklists that you can print out.
How To Prepare For Any Disaster
Have you ever wondered how people who live on the street manage to survive? Many of them "dumpster dive" for food and other necessities. I hope to what ever deity you hold holy and sacred that you never have to resort to this, but information is key to survival.
John Hoffman - The Art And Science Of Dumpster Diving
The last book for today is a good one on "permaculture". It will help you design a system to support yourself and your community by including all the systems that nature uses to maintain life. If you have the ability to build and utilize a garden, this will help you manage it in such a manner as to minimize waste.
Bill Mollison - Permaculture: A Designer's Manual