Which books would you turn to if you needed to rebuild civilization? Futurist Stewart Brand has compiled a list of “76 Books to Sustain and Rebuild Humanity” as part of the Long Now Foundation’s Manual for Civilization. The Manual is a collection of roughly 3,500 books collaboratively curated by artists, writers, and thinkers associated with the Foundation with an eye toward long-term thinking.

Brand, the Co-Chair and President of the Board of Directions, included two UC Press books on his list: Dirt: The Erosion of Civilizations at #1, and The Encyclopedia of Earth: A Complete Visual Guide at #18.

See Stewart Brand’s wide-ranging list at Brain Pickings.