Here are a few books that can help you survive and do some really Cheap-Ass-Living. I will be adding to this list from time to time so if you Know of any good titles please let me know

possum living: how to live well without a job and (almost) no money 

The art and Science of Dumpster diving 

How to buy land cheap

The $50 and up underground house book

Travel trailer homesteading for under $5000

How to survive without a salary

Living well on practically nothing

The self sufficient life and how to live it

The self sufficient gardener

DIY Projects for the self-sufficient homeowner: 25 ways to build a self reliant lifestyle

Encyclopedia of country living

Back to basics

All new square foot gardening

Rancho costa nada the dirt cheap desert homestead

Barnyard in your backyard

Country wisdom & Know how

The backyard homestead