The list author says: "Do you have a pervasive sense of anxiety, as if our modern world is on thin ice? Do you have an uneasy feeling that Wall Street seems to be collapsing under the weight of bad debts and bad decisions -- and dragging your job along with it? Or maybe you feel our society is coming apart at the seams, and that our civilization could actually break down and collapse? You are not alone. A lot of people are worried. In fact, there is a growing movement of people who are preparing for the end of the world as we know it. Here is a list of books that will help."
"I wrote this book, and it's a good one. This is survival for suburbanites -- how to prepare for the hard times without moving to a farm in the country. It's about preparing, planning, and being proactive for any kind of emergency. If you want to continue your lifestyle AND make smart money moves, then The Ultimate Suburban Survivalist Guide is the book for you"
"This book is mostly about food preparation for a major disaster, with emphasis on having a year's food storage, milling your own grain, growing sprouts, home canning, dehydrating, freeze-drying, etc. There are detailed tables showing the calories of various foods including protein, fat, and carbs. The last third of the book covers a wide range of topics -- weapons, tools, sanitation and more."
"If you're worried about a societal breakdown, Fernando "FerFAL" Aguirre has lived through it -- in Argentina. The book covers home security; personal security; Depression-proof jobs; basic defense techniques for ordinary people; what to buy in advance and more."
"The best of the military survival handbooks. Chock full of useful information for anyone who wants to know how to survive in primitive conditions. The book is very straightforward with many pictures and user-friendly illustrations, written in easy to understand language."
"Kenick does a great job of covering most of the major issues you must consider if you are going to carry a firearm for self defense. This is a good book for beginners; veteran gun owners probably know most of this."