Template:Distinguish2 Template:Infobox Book Recipes for Disaster: An Anarchist Cookbook is an anarchist book released by the CrimethInc. collective in December 2004. It provides information on and strategies for direct action useful to activists and violent activists. There are sections on forming affinity groups, organizing demonstrations, stenciling, black blocs, sabotage, squatting, and more personal topics like mental health and "Supporting Survivors of Domestic Violence." It was written over a span of three years by dozens of radical collectives from all over the world working together.
The title alludes to The Anarchist Cookbook, a controversial book from 1971. CrimethInc. denounces the earlier book, saying it was "not composed or released by anarchists, not derived from anarchist practice, not intended to promote freedom and autonomy or challenge repressive power--and was barely a cookbook, as the recipes in it are notoriously unreliable."Template:Page number
The book contains chapters with the following headings:
- "An Anarchist Cookbook To Replace Bibles in Motel Rooms" - Kirsten Anderberg's review of Recipes for Disaster
- "Book Review: Recipes for Disaster" - Steve Hise's review for Portland Indymedia