JWR’s Recommendations of the Week:


The Foxfire Book series (in 11 volumes, but the first five are the best.)

When Technology Fails: A Manual for Self-Reliance, Sustainability, and Surviving the Long Emergency by Matthew Stein (SurvivalBlog’s Backcountry Editor)


Some Will Not Die by Algis Budrys (Plague total wipe-out scenario. This book influence me as a writer.)


Raiders of the Lost Ark (The later installments in the Indiana Jones movies aren’t nearly as good.)

Groundhog Day