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25 Best Survival Books of All Time

Our goal: Find what the internet ranks as the best Survival books (instead of one person's opinion).

Our process:
1. Search for "best survival books" and study the top 6 articles.
2. Add only the books mentioned 2+ times.
3. Rank the results neatly for you here! 😊
(This took a long time, but we do the research so you don't have to!)

(Updated 2022)

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  1. 1
    Appears in 5 articles
  2. 3
    Appears in 4 articles
  3. 4
    Appears in 4 articles
  4. 5
    Appears in 3 articles
  5. 15
    Appears in 2 articles
  6. 20

    Wilderness Survival

    Gregory J. Davenport

    Appears in 2 articles
  7. 21
    Appears in 2 articles
  8. 24

    Outdoor Survival Skills

    Larry Dean Olsen

    Appears in 2 articles
  9. 25

    Northern Bushcraft

    Mors L. Kochanski

    Appears in 2 articles


  • How was this Survival books list created?

    We searched for "best Survival books", found the top 5 articles, took every book mentioned in 2+ articles, and averaged their rankings.

  • How many Survival books are in this list?

    There are 25 books in this list.

  • Why did you create this Survival books list?

    We wanted to gather the most accurate list of Survival books on the internet.

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