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Fatherly Love: 9 Must-Gift Books for Dad

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Fathers Day Book Ideas Books for Dad on the Textbookscom Blog 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 Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer
Be sure to include a box of tissues.


The Summer of Beer & Whiskey by Edward AchornThe Summer of Beer & Whiskey by Edward Achorn
Beer and baseball? It's a dad-worthy homerun.


To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
Atticus Finch. Best. Dad. Ever. (Besides yours, of course.)


Darth Vader and Son by Jeffrey Brown Darth Vader and Son by Jeffrey Brown
The force is strong (and pretty darned hilarious) in this one.


Father’s Day by Buzz Bissinger Father’s Day by Buzz Bissinger
A heartfelt memoir by the "Friday Night Lights" author.


The Black-Eyed Blonde by Benjamin Black The Black-Eyed Blonde by Benjamin Black
Raymond Chandler's hard-boiled Philip Marlowe rides again.


The Complete Essays of Mark Twain The Complete Essays of Mark Twain by Mark Twain
For the dad who is forever quoting Twain's poignant guffaws.


Complete Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook by Joshua Piven 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 Serious Barbecue by Adam Perry Lang
Have tongs, will travel. To the backyard!