27 Feb '12, 9am

The Self-Sufficiency Manual reviewed by @MarkCN for us:

The Self-Sufficiency Manual reviewed by @MarkCN for us:

A reader pretty much knows what they’re getting when they buy a manual. There’s an expectation of shared knowledge and wisdom being passed down; but with self-sufficiency, there are dozens of manuals on the shelves, covering all there is to know on the subject, and each of them broadly in agreement with each other on the rights and wrongs. With the flood of tomes available, how can a new one stand out? For me, the key is to adopt an interesting but accessible manner - and that’s exactly where Alison Candlin’s The Self-Sufficiency Manual succeeds. In her foreword, Candlin suggests the book’s aim is to help those who ‘wish to approach the “good life” gently and gradually’, as well as those with greater ambitions. Its aim of being both broad and precise is actually pretty useful, as readers can take what they need as and when they come to it. The Self-Sufficiency Manual start...

Full article: http://www.theecologist.org/reviews/books/1255325/the_sel...

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