10 Incredibly Useful Books You Should Own in El Dorado County

by Placerville Newswire / Apr 03, 2016 / comments

I’ve read literally hundreds of books and got something out of all of them.

But when it comes to living in El Dorado County, there are some books that shine brighter than the rest.

1. EPZ How to Win Every Argument by Madsen Pirie – A complete guide to using (and abusing) logic in order to win arguments.

2. Pocket Ref by Thomas Glover – The concise all-purpose pocket-sized reference book featuring abundant information on many subjects, hundreds of tables, maps, formulas, constants and conversions.

3. The Elements of Style by Strunk and White – Essential tools for every writer.

4. How To Cook Everything by Mark Bittman – Discover the rewards of simple cooking with straightforward instructions and advice.

5. SAS Survival Guide by John Wiseman – The ultimate guide to surviving everywhere.

6. How to Grow Vegetables and Fruits by the Organic Method by J.I. Rodale – Grow your own food, and eat fresh.

7. Take Care of Yourself by Fries and Vickery – The complete illustrated guide to medical self-care.

8. The Boy Scout Handbook – A primer on preparedness and the outdoors.

9. The Artist’s Handbook of Materials and Techniques by Ralph Mayer – An indispensable book for aspiring artists.

10. The Encyclopedia of Modern Bodybuilding by Arnold Schwarzenegger – Anyone who works out with weights should own this book.