We can’t all be a shelter-bound maniac; wildly stocking up on cans of meatballs and bottles of water, hiding from the outside world in anticipation of an imminent apocalypse. So make sure you’re thoroughly prepared for all that life has to throw at you by reading Rosie Garthwaite's indispensable How to Avoid Being Killed in a War Zone.
Tuck into this entertaining and educational handbook and you'll never find yourself caught up a certain creek ever again. Learn how to evade bombs and booby traps, how to escape a riot, how to survive a kidnapping, how to wield deadly weaponry and how to cope with frostbite and exhaustion. You'll be comfortably skinning wild animals, dressing wounds and negotiating with unruly locals in no time at all.
Packed full of solid practical advice as well as good humour and real experiences, whatever perils may confront you on your travels, face them head on with this essential survival guide.