what are some good /out/ approved books particularly on self sufficiency and living off the land?I'll start with something I've been reading: >The Complete Book of Self Sufficiency by John Seymourhttps://www.google.com/url?sa=t&source=web&rct=j&url=http://files.diydharma.org/other/John_Seymour-The_Complete_Book_of_Self_Sufficiency.pdf&ved=2ahUKEwje57al5fzpAhVwQjABHfAsBOcQFjARegQIFBAB&usg=AOvVaw1W_pEdk_jUCMp3_ZpvQ3uZ
>>1792992Pic related is required /out/ reading
>>1792992The /out/ trilogy>Sand County Almanac>Desert Solitaire>Can life prevail
>>1793137>Martin edennot his most /out/ stuff but that's my favorite jack london book
>>1792992We need something like this but for /out/ skills and knowledge.
>>1792992This isn't fiction, but it will help out in very dire circumstances. The pocket sized edition is much more helpful being smaller and portable.
>>1792992I also recommend The Road by McCarthy, The Silent World by Jacques Cousteau, A River Runs Through It by Maclean, and Lost Horizon by Hilton
>>1792992>>1793164Before you say anything, I know it's blury and small. I haven't had time to complete it and I still have things to add, but I've been in the process of making this.
This is a collection of short stories about animal encounters by an outdoorsman. Most of the stories are pretty benign but the writing is absolutely incredible and really bring life to the animals he’s talking about.
>>1793235this is actually a pretty cool chart anon, good work so far.
>>1793488Oh wait, this one was the up to date one. It's bigger and I added a fungi warning.
what will happen if I read Linkola?
>>1793532Read it, but don't hop directly on the crazy train. Read regular books on ecology and deep ecology before jumping into linkola.
>>1793506Nice compilation of books.It's funny because you got a falconry book there and I never searched about falconry until a week ago.It would be pretty cool to have a falcon to hunt with, or at least it sounds pretty cool I still have no idea how practical it would be
Dafuk why did my recommandations of LOTR and Martin Eden were deleted ?
>>1794222I have a friend who does falconry, and it's pretty neat. It takes a lot of money to maintain because our state has laws on the proper enclosure for birds. Cages, equipment, training, and food are expensive but the bird itself is free so it'd be a cool hobby to pick up.
>>1793506>>1793235This is actually based. Cheers.
>>1793235>try to look for more /out/ skills books>google only comes up with muh survivals
>>1794298I live in a rural area so I don't think I'd have any problems with laws. Do you know if it's feasible to catch a wild falcon or other birds of prey and train them on your own? Also can you use one multiple times a day for hunting or do they just get tired?
>>1792992The Bible Particularly the New Testament
>>1794610Why not the old?
>>1794617Jesus replaced the old gospel with the new doctrine. Old Testament wasn’t meant for people of today; we are worthy of the higher law. Other than as a historical record and a warning of God’s wrath, the Old Testament offers little guidance for modern life.
>>1794580From what I know, catching wild birds is easy, and is common practice. There's a special snare you use, but the bird has to be youg otherwise it won't train. In terms of hunting the bird has to maintain a good weight balance, so working it out constantly isn't the best idea but I don't see why you can't just have a long hunting day.
>>1793235Looking good anon. It could use some more Ted however
>>1794689Thanks, and I respect the ted, but I wanted to keep the list comfy since there are so many ted lists in circulation already. I purposefully didn't put in a lot of non meme IM style books, because I don't like the idea of retards using the list to make explosives or give themselves a reason to.
>>1794617Old has got all of the cool stories, but much less instructional how-to content. Whereas how-to content is basically all that the New Testament is.
Wilderness Days by Sigurd F Olson
>>1794549Try looking for more mundane stuff like the types of gardening books that appeal to housewives, boomer fishing guides and those generic diy handyman books maybe?
Is The Hobbit a good /out/ book?
>>1797636One of the best, plus it includes a love for pipes which is necessary /out/ aesthetic.
>>1797636>>1797801I read it while taking a train through the English countryside, made the read much more enjoyable. Even better if I could have camped out on one of those hillsides.
Can anyone give me some good easy to read /out/ books to match the mood of a long term camp?
Gulliver's Travels and Don Quixote both have some /out/, the former more than the latter. Also gonna rec my man Cormac's The Road and Blood Meridian. The Odyssey of course. Travelogues are pretty good too, my wife has a ton of those.
>>1794549Get this, specifically this one.
>>1797991Are you part of the boogaloo network?
I remeber reading this book when I was in my preteens and liking it. I read part of it recenty and maybe its nostalgia clouding my vision but I still thorughly enjoy this book.
>>1798008Hello newfag please go back to nu-/pol/eddits newfag college. We don't want you retards on the blue boards.
Not a recommendation, but a request: is this book actually good or is it a meme?
>>1798234Pic related, the diagrams appear to come from said book.
>>1794208Can you give me deep ecology reads besides ecology without nature and the one on anachronistic froots
>>1798237Where do you start ? I want to live like this but I have no idea of how
>>1793135Is there an english edition of can life prevail that doesn't have a cringy cover?
>>1798645What a cool cover.
>>1798576>>1799047if you already have money to buy land, go on a 2 year trip volunteering with wwoof or workaway, learn how to start a garden, tend to animals, build with wood. Meanwhile, research where to buy the land and which one to get.it's my plan but I don't have the money yet, it will take me 5 to 10
>>1798544Deep ecology for the 21st century
>>1799114Maybe you shouldn't give advice when you have never accomplished anything
>>1792992The national Audubon society field guides
>all this medieval LARP shitHow about just some simple outdoor life and field & stream?
A River runs through it is a fantastic read. Travels with a Donkey in the Cévennes is great too. Both good general appreciation of the outdoors/travel themes.
for geology /out/
for geography /out/
Out of my way plebs
>>1800639With "A River Runs Through it" make sure to get a copy with the "other stories" and read them too. There's two of them:> Short tale of a BBW enthusiast lumberjack>Pre-industrial forest fire management meets Ocean's 11
>>1800880Also the lumberjack is a pimp
>>1800880>>1800896>>1800639A thousand times this, is one of you the hunting Hemingway anon that I recommended it to?
>>1800956No sorry, though I happen to like Hemingway. To me the fishing trip in "The Sun Also Rises" is some of the comfiest outdoors writing of all time despite it being my least favorite of his novels.
>>1802337My elder pheasant partner told me that the four books every man should read are; The Great Gatsby, The Sun Also Rises, A River Runs Throguh It, and Lost Horizon. Truly the comfiest individual who ever lived.
>>1802337Too bad he was a fag who called trapping "cowardly and inhumane"
>>1802438The chapter in A river runs through it in which he describes the cold beers waiting for them in a river has never made me want to crack a cold one outdoors more.
>>1802438Moby-Dick is missing but otherwise good list
I enjoyed One Man's Wilderness.
>>1802438What a pleb
>>1792992Comfy scottish out memoirs
>>1805708>t. an illiterate fuck who thinks that just because books are small and famous, that they have no intrinsic value.
>>1805830They only hold value within your anglo bubble
>>1805940>it's not as if western europe and its colonies spawned the adventure genre or anything...Where you going with this my shitskin fren? All I can think of is Kipling and Cervantes if you include the spanish in your ranks.
>>1792992Seymour is about the only one worth paying for. I've read over hundred books on "self-sufficiency", and most of them are fraudulent cashgrabs, while Seymour is only slightly outdated. I've even read one book claiming to be a "step by step guide to self sufficency" on the cover, where the preface stated that "self-sufficency was impossible and the book only dealt with keeping rabbits and growing plants.The only other general books worth reading are older stuff from the american frontier and the german settlements ("Siedler", basically the guys following the eastern european and south american invitations to civilize those third world shitholes). They're hard to get nowadays though. The frontier stuff is available as reprint from some small time reenactment stores at least, while the settler books can only be found used.However, these books all assume you have some basic knowledge and only need the details. For ex., one I have tells you how to preserve meat and make sausage, but not how to slaughter pigs. Or how to design the roof beams for a shed, but not how to cover the roof.Other than that, I'd recommend getting books specific to what you want to do, to get in contact with people that know more than you do, and most importantly, to just try stuff out. At least as long as there's no serious danger and no animals involved.
>>1805940Please, share with us your list of great African authors!
>>1798234Chances are it's a meme. Living of 1000m2 is possible only if you have extremely good soil and a constant influx of compost. For reference, in medieval europe, a family under feudal rule would receive at least one acre (1000-12000m2 depending on where they were) as well as grazing and firewood collecting on public fields. If it would have been possible to live on just 1000m2, some lord would have made them do that.Also, though not representative, I've got 2000m2, and it is just enough to produce vegetables, fruit and honey for my family. Perhaps eggs if I had the fruit trees close enough to keep chickens there. But definitely not wheat, potatoes or some other carb source.
>>1806378Where would you include us if not?
>>1798641don't judge a book by it's cover you dipshit
>>1806601I'm not judging the content, I'm judging the covers themselves
>>1806388I personally liked reading "Things fall apart" by Chinua Achebe. Story of a stubborn ass of a farmer who isn't able to cope with the changes of colonization. Pretty fair to both sides, the colonial rulers are brutal but the tribe's customs can be pretty fucked up too. It's short, give it a try.
Just made this
>>1793506>gunship aceBased department is on the line
>>1795074I thought about reading this guy after him being reccd in the liner of Panopticon’s Autumn Eternal album. This a good starting point?
/out/ and /k/ have to depend on each other to survive teotwaki in Colorado.It was interestingly written and very comfy.
This was a real good read. Couldn’t put it down.
>>1793135Linkola is a cringy hypocrite.>noooo overpopulation is going to kill us>has way too many children himselfRead Ted's works instead
>>1798211NO! Don't send this faggot >>1798008 to /pol/. We're fucking full of newfags
just finished the stranger in the woods. did enjoy.
>>1812005It's important for wise and intelligent people who understand the state of the world to have children, and teach those children. Besides that, he had just two children which was fine by his estimations in whatever year he had those kids.
>>1797991Seconded, fun read, cool and interesting concepts(fish traps!)
>>1793506It’s still a bit small, but you did a great job. Thank you, anon.
>>1793506please enlarge this and double check it before posting that all the titles are legible. but from what i can see so far, bravo.
>>1798237>100 lbs of honeyfucking how. i want that guy's beehives.
About to finish "Three Against the Wilderness".About as comfy as you can get, will be sad to see it over.>Guy moves to northern BC>Marries pretty native girl>only condition from her grandmother gurdian was that they restore the wilderness that was trapped out>they have a baby boy>leads wife and baby into the wilderness with a wall tent, horse team, wagon, and saddle horse>builds small cabin>rebuild beaver dams that had all been destroyed>start trapping once they've restored the natural landscape>grind out fur so that they can have a comfortable existence
>>1812005The White western world is not overpopulated, its the 3rd world shitters that need to go. Linkola did nothing wrong.
Read Edward abbey the monkey wrench gangRead grizzly. Ear years by Dave foremanAlso what is with all the new posts here? Used to be so slow. Lurker mostly until the book lists, pay attention to these and post all you have. Censorship of books is really taking hold and I only get the great book recommendations from /out/ when we have a post every few months. Also Powell’s bookstore has a thing about anti-banning, but Barnes and Nobel, Amazon. Etc all skew recs towards lame stuff. Also would recommend Thomas Sowell ‘s Basic Economics I read it last year on trail and it really helped solidify my political stance which is intrinsically linked to my love out out, also any college now will not teach finances let alone conservatives viewpoints. So that’s deep censor stuff now too
>The Big Sky Trilogy>The Border Trilogy >Suttree >Blood Meridian>Butcher’s Crossing>Siddhartha
>>1798050Me too, watching him slowly overcome his struggles was nice
The American Civil War was pretty /out/, if you thing about it, at least when read from Southern points of view.>farmers>guns>geography>camping