Show Dad just how much he has influenced your life with Our Fathers, Ourselves: Daughters, Fathers, and the Changing American Family. Research psychologist and author Dr. Peggy Drexler explores the modern father-daughter bond and provides inspiring examples and easy-to-follow advice for solidifying that vital relationship.
Oldman’s Guide to Outsmarting Wine is the complete guide for the guy who likes his white as much as his red. In 108 short chapters, author Mark Oldman wittily explains the basics of wine. The book also features a pronunciation table, wine picks by price range, and suggestions for food pairings.
Over a 12-month period of time, award-winning New Yorker staff photographer, Platon, captured 150 of the world’s most distinguished international leaders at the United Nations. The resulting compilation, Power: Portraits of World Leaders, is a unique find for Dad’s coffee table and a guaranteed conversation starter.
If Dad loves to relax with an ice-cold beverage, he’ll enjoy cracking open Beer: A Genuine Collection of Cans, which features detailed photographs of over 500 different beer cans collected from all over the world. Authors Dan Becker and Lance Wilson include both iconic classics and rare microbrews.
Earth (The Book): A Visitor’s Guide to the Human Race is perfect for the man with an interest in politics and a penchant for a good laugh. Jon Stewart, author and host of The Daily Show, delivers this social satire, which explains the critical questions surrounding human existence as if he were addressing aliens.
The three-volume Complete Star Wars Encyclopedia has everything he’s ever wanted to know about Jedi Knights and Sith Lords, including a timeline of major events and insiders’ skinny on the film franchise. May the Force be with him.
Red and Me, Bill Russell’s inspiring tribute to the late Red Auerbach, both his coach at the Boston Celtics for a decade and his dear friend, narrates the story of a sports dynasty that’s renowned as one of the greatest of all time.
Chris Lilly, executive chef at Big Bob Gibson Bar-B-Q, reveals the family secrets that have powered the famed Decatur, Alabama, joint to six consecutive wins at the World Championship BBQ Cook-Off. Big Bob Gibson's BBQ Book offers everything from glaze recipes to seasonings to toasting techniques.
The gift for the father who likes to grow what he eats. Renowned food writer Amy Goldman, who farms hundreds of types of tomatoes in New York’s Hudson Valley, pays tribute to both classic and exotic varieties in Heirloom Tomato, stuffing the book with recipes, tips, and fascinating facts.
Keep him laughing with The Complete Cartoons of The New Yorker, a showcase for more than 2,000 sophisticated funnies. Bonus: The book comes with two easily searchable CDs loaded with every cartoon―more than 68,000!―featured in the magazine since it began publishing in 1925.
Ideal for the man with a passion for the past, American Lion traces the personal and political life of Andrew Jackson through the president’s private letters. Author Jon Meacham nabbed a Pulitzer for the biography.
Photographer Michael Eastman traveled the nation to capture a Vanishing America, shooting portraits of movie palaces, roadside diners, barbershops, and Main Street soda shops before they disappear in the encroachment of strip malls.
Fuel the dreams of a dad who loves to travel with Once in a Lifetime Trips, 50 extraordinary adventures organized by destination type―ocean, island, jungle, mountain, desert, country, city, and sky―with lush photos and vivid essays.