Father's Day Reads

Devolution: A Firsthand Account of the Rainier Sasquatch Massacre Cover Image
ISBN: 9781984826787
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Published: Del Rey - June 16th, 2020

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The #1 New York Times bestselling author of World War Z is back with “the Bigfoot thriller you didn’t know you needed in your life, and one of the greatest horror novels I’ve ever read” (Blake Crouch, author of Dark Matter and Recursion).

See America: A Celebration of Our National Parks & Treasured Sites Cover Image
ISBN: 9781452148984
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Published: Chronicle Books - March 22nd, 2016

To coincide with the 2016 centennial anniversary of the National Parks Service, the Creative Action Network has partnered with the National Parks Conservation Association to revive and reimagine the legacy of WPA travel posters. Artists from all over the world have participated in the creation of this new, crowdsourced collection of See America posters for a modern era.

The World: A Brief Introduction Cover Image
ISBN: 9780399562396
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Published: Penguin Press - May 12th, 2020

New York Times Bestseller

An invaluable primer from Richard Haass, president of the Council on Foreign Relations, that will help anyone, expert and non-expert alike, navigate a time in which many of our biggest challenges come from the world beyond our borders.

Pops: Fatherhood in Pieces Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062851123
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Published: Harper Perennial - May 21st, 2019

“Magical prose stylist” Michael Chabon (Michiko Kakutani, New York Times) delivers a collection of essays—heartfelt, humorous, insightful, wise—on the meaning of fatherhood.

How to Build a Boat: A Father, His Daughter, and the Unsailed Sea Cover Image
ISBN: 9781501199394
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Published: Scribner - May 7th, 2019

Part ode to building something with one’s hands in the modern age, part celebration of the beauty and function of boats, and part moving father-daughter story, How to Build a Boat is a bold adventure.

Once an essential skill, the ability to build a clinker boat, first innovated by the Vikings, can seem incomprehensible today.

Look Big: And Other Tips for Surviving Animal Encounters of All Kinds Cover Image
ISBN: 9780399580376
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Published: Ten Speed Press - April 10th, 2018

A humorous and helpful illustrated field guide to avoiding interactions--both dangerous and annoying--with 50 wild animals, including survival techniques, wildlife etiquette, and other essential advice.

Discover the mysteries within ancient maps - Where exploration and mythology meet

This richly illustrated book collects and explores the colorful histories behind a striking range of real antique maps that are all in some way a little too good to be true.

Black Fortunes: The Story of the First Six African Americans Who Escaped Slavery and Became Millionaires Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062437594
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Published: Amistad - January 30th, 2018

One of Ebony Magazine's True Read picks of 2018

Mastering Homebrew: The Complete Guide to Brewing Delicious Beer (Beer Brewing Bible, Homebrewing Book) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781452105512
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Published: Chronicle Books - February 10th, 2015

From internationally recognized beer-brewing authority Randy Mosher comes the ultimate guide to the craft, for beginners and advanced brewers alike.

Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania Cover Image
ISBN: 9780307408877
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Published: Broadway Books - March 22nd, 2016

#1 New York Times Bestseller

From the bestselling author and master of narrative nonfiction comes the enthralling story of the sinking of the Lusitania

The science behind, "But, why?"

Don't get caught off guard by your kids' science questions! You and your family can learn all about the ins and outs of chemistry, biology, physics, the human body, and our planet with Dad's Book of Awesome Science Experiments.

Complete Cartoons of the New Yorker Cover Image
By Adam Gopnik (Introduction by), Robert Mankoff (Editor), David Remnick (Foreword by)
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ISBN: 9781579126209
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Published: Black Dog & Leventhal - October 8th, 2006

The book that Janet Maslin of The New York Times has called "indispensable" and "a transfixing study of American mores and manners that happens to incorporate boundless laughs, too" is finally available in paperback—fully updated and featuring a brand new introduction by Adam Gopnik.

Being a Dad Is Weird: Lessons in Fatherhood from My Family to Yours Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062473592
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Published: Dey Street Books - April 10th, 2018

A funny and intimate look at fatherhood from the actor and writer/director of The Boss and Tammy that combines stories about his own larger-than-life dad and how his experiences raising two daughters with his wife, Melissa McCarthy, who also penned the Foreword, are shaped by his own childhood.

The Deer Camp: A Memoir of a Father, a Family, and the Land that Healed Them Cover Image
ISBN: 9781635573480
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - May 14th, 2019

For readers of The Stranger in the Woods and H Is for Hawk, a beautifully written and emotionally rewarding memoir about a father, his three sons, and a scrappy 100-acre piece of land in rural Michigan.

Some families have to dig hard to find the love that holds them together. Some have to grow it out of the ground.

No Sunscreen for the Dead: A Novel (Serge Storms #22) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062795892
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - January 7th, 2020

A USA Today Bestseller!

Lou Gehrig: The Lost Memoir Cover Image
ISBN: 9781982132392
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Published: Simon & Schuster - May 12th, 2020

“A compelling rumination by a baseball icon and a tragic hero.” —Sports Illustrated

The lost memoir from baseball icon Lou Gehrig—a sensational discovery, published for the first time as a book.

At the tender age of twenty-four, Lou Gehrig decided to tell the remarkable story of his life and career.

The Splendid and the Vile: A Saga of Churchill, Family, and Defiance During the Blitz Cover Image
ISBN: 9780385348713
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Published: Crown - February 25th, 2020

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The author of The Devil in the White City and Dead Wake delivers an intimate chronicle of Winston Churchill and London during the Blitz—an inspiring portrait of courage and leadership in a time of unprecedented crisis

Ultimate Veg: Easy & Delicious Meals for Everyone [American Measurements] Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250262882
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Published: Flatiron Books - January 7th, 2020


Jamie Oliver, one of the bestselling cookbook authors of all time, is back with brilliantly easy, delicious, and flavor-packed vegetable recipes.

This edition has been adapted for the US market. It was originally published in the UK under the title Veg.

Dad Jokes: Good, Clean Fun for All Ages! Cover Image
ISBN: 9781492675372
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Published: Sourcebooks - May 1st, 2018

The perfect gift for dads and pun-lovers alike Celebrate Father's day with this laugh-out-loud collection