That's what "Chemistry of powder & explosives" saysWife and I have donated at least 2 pickup truck loads of books to the county library in the past. For some reason they keep wanting to live at our house.
Local mini-Cabales has a book exchange table. When I stop and check out their firearm collection I always check the book table.
PS-- From what I hear the best wood for charcoal is the Willow tree.