Charles Dickens’ enduring line “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times…” could apply to the best-selling Worst-Case Scenario® series, which has advised millions of people how to survive life’s sudden turns for the worse.

For more than ten years, readers have been entertained and informed by these well-researched solutions to the worst-case scenarios of life—from how to escape from quicksand to how to fend off a shark, and from how to deal with a nightmare boss to how to escape from a bad date. With over 10 million books sold worldwide, it’s clear that the desire to be prepared is universal.

Welcome to the Worst-Case Scenario community! Author Dave Borgenicht and the Worst-Case team are here to help prepare you, and you, and you(!) out there in webland for anything. Need to land a plane? Fending off a shark attack? Graduating and facing “what next?!”? We’re here, for you.



In the Worst Case Scenario Survival Desk Calendar, the day's hero was Robert Jarvik, inventor of the artificial heart. The entry says the first patient of the heart, Barney Clark, lived for 112 days. Wouldn't Barney had made a better Hero?

Hi, guys. Big fan. I have read the original Worst Case and the Travel edition. I've recently learned that Yellowstone Park is actually a massive volcano - one of the world's six "supervolcanos" in fact. And it is theoretically on schedule for an eruption any time now. Any chance of you guys putting out some Worst-Cast Scenario advice for if that thing blows in our lifetime? Thanks!

Both my sons and I enjoyed this book tremendously. We would like to see more like it!

Both my sons and I enjoyed this book tremendously. We would like to see more like it!

What an awesome book! I continually get great use out of this!

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