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Father's Day

Father's Day follows on the heels of the Summer Solstice on Sunday, June 21st.

We have gathered more than three dozen suggestions for the men in your life - ranging from fiction and mystery to history and humor.

In no particular order:

 

All New Dad Jokes: From the Instagram sensation @dadsaysjokes Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781788401746
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Published: Cassell - March 3rd, 2020

All new content from the bestselling Dad Jokes


Pop Science: Serious Answers to Deep Questions Posed in Songs Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781984856265
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Published: Ten Speed Press - August 27th, 2019

A Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist uses data, facts, and science to deliver hilarious, fascinating answers to some of the most famous questions in pop music history.
 


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How To: Absurd Scientific Advice for Common Real-World Problems Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780525537090
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Published: Riverhead Books - September 3rd, 2019

AN INSTANT #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
 


Fly Fishing and Conservation in Vermont: Stories of the Battenkill and Beyond Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9781467141321
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Published: History Press - March 9th, 2020

Vermont is an angler's paradise, but few pause to consider the past and future impact that conservation has had on trout fishing. Writer, angler and conservationist Tim Traver combines the latest fisheries science with well-seasoned opinions on the storied past, evolving present and hopeful future of this worthy pursuit.


Building the Perfect Fire: With or Without Matches in Any Weather Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780762493982
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Published: Black Dog & Leventhal - May 7th, 2019

Don't get left out in the cold! A definitive guide to the essential skill of setting, lighting, and maintaining a blaze both indoors and out.


A Child's Walk in the Wilderness: An 8-Year-Old Boy and His Father Take on the Appalachian Trail Cover Image
By Paul Molyneaux, Asher Molyneaux (Illustrator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9780811738927
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Published: Stackpole Books - February 19th, 2020

Imagine a 7-year-old boy asking his father if they can hike the entire length of the 2,200-mile Appalachian Trail together. Then imagine that the father says yes.


Dirt: Adventures in Lyon as a Chef in Training, Father, and Sleuth Looking for the Secret of French Cooking Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9780307271013
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Published: Knopf - May 5th, 2020

A hilariously self-deprecating, highly obsessive account of the author's adventures, in the world of French haute cuisine, for anyone whose ever found joy in cooking and eating food with their family--from the author of the best-selling, widely acclaimed Heat.

A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice


The Gaijin Cookbook: Japanese Recipes from a Chef, Father, Eater, and Lifelong Outsider Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781328954350
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Published: Rux Martin/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - September 24th, 2019

The New York Times "Best Cookbooks of Fall 2019"
Bon Appetit's "Fall Cookbooks We've Been Waiting All Summer For"
Epicurious' "Fall 2019 Cookbooks We Can't Wait to Cook From"

Amazon's Picks for "Best Fall Cookbooks 2019"

Ivan Orkin is a self-described gaijin (guy-ji


How to Build a Boat: A Father, His Daughter, and the Unsailed Sea Cover Image
$26.00
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.


The Most Important Thing: Stories About Sons, Fathers, and Grandfathers Cover Image
By Avi
$8.99
ISBN: 9781536208832
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Published: Candlewick - September 17th, 2019

One of the most beloved writers of our time presents seven short stories exploring the vital ties between fathers and sons.


My Father’s Words Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780062687715
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - February 4th, 2020

Patricia MacLachlan, beloved author of the Newbery Medal-winning Sarah, Plain and Tall, has crafted another lyrical and touching novel for young readers about finding hope after the loss of a loved one.


An Odyssey: A Father, A Son, and an Epic Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780345806215
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Published: Vintage - July 31st, 2018

New York Times/PBS NewsHour Book Club Pick

From award-winning memoirist and critic, and bestselling author of The Lost: a deeply moving tale of a father and son's transformative journey in reading--and reliving--Homer's epic masterpiece.


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Pops: Fatherhood in Pieces Cover Image
$15.99
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.


The Road to San Donato: Fathers, Sons, and Cycling Across Italy Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781680512441
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Published: Mountaineers Books - September 1st, 2019

The Road to San Donato is an adventurous travel memoir of an American father and son tracing their Italian heritage by bicycle.


Once More To The Rodeo: A Memoir Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781888889970
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Published: Pushcart Press - December 10th, 2019

A memoir about fatherhood, family, and
what it means to be a man in America.

Winner of Pushcart’s 2019 Editor’s Book Award


No Surrender: A Father, a Son, and an Extraordinary Act of Heroism That Continues to Live on Today Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9780062905017
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Published: HarperOne - October 8th, 2019

In the tradition of #1 New York Times bestsellers like Unbroken, Boys on the Boat, Band of Brothers, and Schindler’s List, No Surrender is an unforgettable story of a father’s extraordinary acts of valor in the treacherous final days of World War II and a son’s thrilling journey to discover them—an epic narrative of b


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The Falcon Thief: A True Tale of Adventure, Treachery, and the Hunt for the Perfect Bird Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781501191886
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Published: Simon & Schuster - February 11th, 2020

A rollicking true-crime adventure about a rogue who trades in rare birds and their eggs—and the wildlife detective determined to stop him.

On May 3, 2010, an Irish national named Jeffrey Lendrum was apprehended at Britain’s Birmingham International Airport with a suspicious parcel strapped to his stomach.


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The Splendid and the Vile: A Saga of Churchill, Family, and Defiance During the Blitz Cover Image
$32.00
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


Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780307279286
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Published: Anchor - February 25th, 2020

WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD FOR NONFICTION

NEW YORK TIMES TOP TEN BOOK OF THE YEAR

LONGLISTED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD 

WINNER OF THE ORWELL PRIZE

BEST NONFICTION BOOK OF THE YEAR - TIME MAGAZINE

A WASHINGTON POST TOP TEN BOOK OF THE YEAR

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER


The Pioneers: The Heroic Story of the Settlers Who Brought the American Ideal West Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781501168703
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Published: Simon & Schuster - May 5th, 2020

The #1 New York Times bestseller by Pulitzer Prize–winning historian David McCullough rediscovers an important chapter in the American story that’s “as resonant today as ever” (The Wall Street Journal)—the settling of the Northwest Territory by courageous pioneers who overcame incredible hardships to build a community based on ideals that would


The British Are Coming: The War for America, Lexington to Princeton, 1775-1777 (The Revolution Trilogy #1) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250231321
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Published: Holt Paperbacks - April 7th, 2020

The paperback edition of the New York Times bestseller that the Wall Street Journal said was “chock full of momentous events and larger-than-life characters.”


Race of Aces: WWII's Elite Airmen and the Epic Battle to Become the Master of the Sky Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780316508629
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Published: Hachette Books - January 14th, 2020

"Brings you into the cockpit of the lethal, fast-paced world of fighter pilots...Fascinating." -- Sara Vladic

"Extraordinary...A must-read." -- US Navy Captain Dan Pedersen

"A heart-pounding narrative of the courage, sacrifice, and tragedy of America's elite fighter pilots." -- James M. Scott


Entangled Life: How Fungi Make Our Worlds, Change Our Minds & Shape Our Futures Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780525510314
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Published: Random House - May 12th, 2020

A mind-bending journey into the hidden universe of fungi, “one of those rare books that can truly change the way you see the world around you” (Helen Macdonald, author of H Is for Hawk).


The Second Mountain: The Quest for a Moral Life Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780812993264
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Published: Random House - April 16th, 2019

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Everybody tells you to live for a cause larger than yourself, but how exactly do you do it? The author of The Road to Character explores what it takes to lead a meaningful life in a self-centered world.

“Deeply moving, frequently eloquent and extraordinarily incisive.”—The Washington Post


The Paladin: A Spy Novel Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9780393254174
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - May 5th, 2020

When a daring, high-tech CIA operation goes wrong and is disavowed, Michael Dunne sets out for revenge.


If It Bleeds Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781982137977
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Published: Scribner - April 21st, 2020

From #1 New York Times bestselling author, legendary storyteller, and master of short fiction Stephen King comes an extraordinary collection of four new and compelling novellas—Mr. Harrigan’s Phone, The Life of Chuck, Rat, and the title story If It Bleeds—each pulling you into intriguing and frightening places.


The Lost Man Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250105707
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Published: Flatiron Books - December 31st, 2019

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Two brothers meet in the remote Australian outback when the third brother is found dead, in this stunning new standalone novel from Jane Harper


Brothers Nathan and Bub Bright meet for the first time in months at the remote fence line separating their cattle ranches in the lonely outback.


Boy Swallows Universe: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062898111
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Published: Harper Perennial - April 7th, 2020

"The best book I read this decade." -Sharon Van Etten in Rolling Stone


Camino Winds Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9780385545938
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Published: Doubleday - April 28th, 2020

“In American icon John Grisham’s new novel, Camino Winds, an odd assortment of mystery and crime authors, some of them felons themselves, discover one of their colleagues has been murdered during the fury of a massive hurricane—the perfect crime scene.


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The End of October: A novel Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9780525658658
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Published: Knopf - April 28th, 2020

“An eerily prescient novel about a devastating virus that begins in Asia before going global . . . A page-turner that has the earmarks of an instant bestseller.” New York Post
 


World's Greatest Dad Jokes: 160 Hilarious Knee-Slappers and Puns Dads Love to Tell  Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781604338799
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Published: Cider Mill Press - April 9th, 2019

Laugh with dads, not at them, with over 160 hilarious knee-slappers and puns dads love to tell!

A potato walks into a bar. All eyes were on him: this is just one example of the 200 hilariously hokey knee-slappers and puns in Dad Jokes. Tired of the same humdrum ill-fitting pants jokes, or jabs about turkeys being flightless birds?


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The Last Trial Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9781538748138
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - May 12th, 2020

Two formidable men collide in this "first-class legal thriller" and New York Times bestseller from Scott Turow: a "brilliant courtroom chess match" about a celebrated criminal defense lawyer and the prosecution of his lifelong friend -- a doctor accused of murder (David Baldacci).


Salmon: A Fish, the Earth, and the History of Their Common Fate Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781938340864
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Published: Patagonia - March 3rd, 2020

"Henry David Thoreau wrote, 'Who hears the fishes when they cry?' Maybe we need to go down to the river bank and try to listen."


Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know about the People We Don't Know Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780316478526
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - September 10th, 2019

A Best Book of the Year: The Financial Times, Bloomberg, Chicago Tribune, and Detroit Free Pres


Faster: How a Jewish Driver, an American Heiress, and a Legendary Car Beat Hitler’s Best Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781328489876
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Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - March 17th, 2020

For fans of The Boys in the Boat and In the Garden of Beasts, a pulse-pounding tale of triumph by an improbable team of upstarts over Hitler’s fearsome Silver Arrows during the golden age of auto racing.

They were the unlikeliest of heroes.


The Big Goodbye: Chinatown and the Last Years of Hollywood Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781250301826
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Published: Flatiron Books - February 4th, 2020

From the New York Times bestselling author of Fifth Avenue, Five A.M. and Fosse comes the revelatory account of the making of a modern American masterpiece


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Madame Fourcade's Secret War: The Daring Young Woman Who Led France's Largest Spy Network Against Hitler Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780812985030
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - March 3rd, 2020

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The little-known true story of Marie-Madeleine Fourcade, the woman who headed the largest spy network in occupied France during World War II, from the bestselling author of Citizens of London and Last Hope Island


Under Occupation: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780399592317
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - June 2nd, 2020

From “America’s preeminent spy novelist” (The New York Times) comes a fast-paced, mesmerizing thriller of the French resistance fighters working secretly and bravely to defeat Hitler.