6 Books to Gift Any Dad This Father's Day

Still trying to find the perfect Father’s Day gift? Look no further. Here are our Quick and Dirty Tips to buying the best book for any kind of Dad.

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Whether you’re shopping for an athlete, daredevil, or science junkie, there's no gift more thoughtful than a book. Here are six great reads to give as gifts this Father’s Day:

For the Golf Pro

The A Swing by David Leadbetter

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World-famous golf coach David Leadbetter takes reader's golf game to the next level with his first book in ten years. The A Swing is an evolution of his swing theories that have successfully helped thousands of golfers globally.  Whatever Dad's level of play is now, whatever his goals, however he's been struggling with the game, The A Swing could change his golfing life. 

Buy it on Amazon, Barnes & Noble , Indiebound, Books-a-Million, or iBooks.


For the Thrill-Seeker

Around the World in Fifty Years by Albert Podell

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Albert Podell's Around the World in 50 Years is a remarkable and meaningful tale, showing Podell’s quiet courage, dogged persistence, undying determination, and uncanny ability to extricate himself from one perilous situation after another—and return with some of the most memorable, frightening, and hilarious adventure stories Dad will ever read.

Buy it on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Indiebound, Books-a-Million, or iBooks.


For the History Buff

Enduring Courage by John F. Ross

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Enduring Courage is the electrifying story of the beginning of America's love affair with speed—and how daredevil and ace pilot Eddie Rickenbacker defied death over and over, ultimately becoming a leader of his generation. John F. Ross tells the unforgettable story of a man who pushed the limits of endurance and courage and emerged as an American legend, a tale that any history buff dad will enjoy.

Buy it on Amazon, Barnes & NobleIndiebound, Books-a-Million, or iBooks.


For the Rock Star 

Deal by Bill Kreutzmann

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The Grateful Dead are perhaps the most legendary American rock band of all time. Bill Kreutzmann, one of their founding members and drummer for every one of their over 2,300 concerts, has written an unflinching and wild account of playing in the greatest improvisational band of all time. Bill's life is a chronicle of American music and pop culture history and his epic personal journey is one of sonic discovery and thrilling experiences perfect for any fatherly music fan.

Buy it on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Indiebound, Books-a-Million, or iBooks.


For the Science Enthusiast

Do No Harm by Henry Marsh

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Everyday, leading neurosurgeon Henry Marsh must make agonizing decisions, often in the face of great urgency and uncertainty. With astonishing compassion and candor, Marsh reveals the fierce joy of operating, the profoundly moving triumphs, the harrowing disasters, the haunting regrets, and the moments of black humor that characterize a brain surgeon's life. Do No Harm provides unforgettable insight into the countless human dramas that take place in a busy modern hospital. 

Buy it on AmazonBarnes & Noble, Indiebound, Books-a-Million, or iBooks.


For the Foodie

The Craft Beer Revolution by Steve Hindy

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Steve Hindy, cofounder of Brooklyn Brewery, tells the inside story of how a band of homebrewers and microbrewers came together to become one of America's great entrepreneurial triumphs. The Craft Beer Revolution is a timely and fascinating look at what America's new generation of entrepreneurs can learn from the pioneering brewers who are transforming the way Americans enjoy this wonderful, inexpensive, storied beverage: beer.

Buy it on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Indiebound, Books-a-Million, or iBooks.

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