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Fatherly Love: Must-Reads & Giftable Books for Dad

May 29, 2014 • Textbooks.com • College Life

Dear old dad. Whether you call him father, pops, daddy, or only when you need money, we’ve got a book for him. 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 The Summer of Beer & Whiskey by Edward Achorn To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
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 Father’s Day by Buzz Bissinger The Black-Eyed Blonde by Benjamin Black
Darth Vader and Son
by Jeffrey Brown

The force is strong (and pretty darned hilarious) in this one.

Father’s Day
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 Complete Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook by Joshua Piven Serious Barbecue by Adam Perry Lang
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.

Serious Barbecue
by Adam Perry Lang

Have tongs, will travel. To the backyard!

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