Dear old dad. Whether you call him father, pops, daddy, or only when you need money, we’ve gathered our list of must-gift books for dad. Here, you’ll find our Staff Picks by, for, and about dads and other interesting men.
|Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close
by Jonathan Safran Foer Be sure to include a box of tissues.
|The Summer of Beer & Whiskey
by Edward Achorn
Beer and baseball? It’s a dad-worthy homerun.
|To Kill a Mockingbird
by Harper Lee
Atticus Finch. Best. Dad. Ever. (Besides yours, of course.)
|Darth Vader and Son
by Jeffrey Brown The force is strong (and pretty darned hilarious) in this one.
by Buzz Bissinger
A heartfelt memoir by the “Friday Night Lights” author.
|The Black-Eyed Blonde
by Benjamin Black
Raymond Chandler’s hard-boiled Philip Marlowe rides again.
|The Complete Essays of Mark Twain
by Mark Twain For the dad who is forever quoting Twain’s poignant guffaws.
|The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook
by Joshua Piven
Shark attacks, landing a plane, escaping quicksand. Now dad really can do anything.
by Adam Perry Lang
Have tongs, will travel. To the backyard!
What books for dad are you giving this year? Join us in the comments section!