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 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!