In an age where distraction and time management are the norm, cooking is probably the least of our problems. Further to that problem is the way in which some of us view the world in general, so much so that the rat race has given nothing but headaches. This is why those of us retreat into the wilds or venture out on the road to nowhere and everywhere. The Brain Surgeon’s Guide to Cooking & Surviving is not merely a book for clueless kitchen whiners, it’s also an entertaining and serious spotlight on how to thrive off the grid. Filled with genuflecting insights, this Comprehensive Guide for Idiots just might actually save you from yourselves.