Father's Day Recs

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 Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate--Discoveries from a Secret World Cover Image
By Peter Wohlleben, Tim Flannery (Foreword by), Jane Billinghurst (Translator)
$24.95
ISBN: 9781771642484
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Published: Greystone Books - September 13th, 2016

A New York Times bestseller

With more than 2 million copies sold worldwide, this beautifully-written book journeys deep into the forest to uncover the fascinating--and surprisingly moving--hidden life of trees.


On Lighthouses Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781949641011
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Published: Two Lines Press - May 12th, 2020

"After spending sufficient time inside a lighthouse, who wouldn't begin to hear a song in the sound of the machinery, a voice in the wind or the waves?"


Dreams of El Dorado: A History of the American West Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9781541672529
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Published: Basic Books - October 22nd, 2019

"Epic in its scale, fearless in its scope" (Hampton Sides), this balanced, authoritative, and masterfully told account of the American West from a two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist sets a new standard as it sweeps from the California Gold Rush to the Texas Revolution and beyond.


Letters to My Dad: Write Now. Read Later. Treasure Forever. (Gifts for Dads, Gifts for Fathers, Thank You Gifts for Dad) Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781452149226
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Published: Chronicle Books - March 22nd, 2016

Write Now. Read Later. Treasure Forever.

Letters to My Dad will inspire you to tell your father just how much he means to you.

Each letter begins with a unique prompt like:


Between Dad and Me: A Father and Son Keepsake Journal Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781492693642
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Published: Sourcebooks Explore - May 7th, 2019

A must-have shared father-son journal for the pair that's seeking fun, creative ways to connect with one another. A perfect Father's Day gift to help celebrate all that Dad does

With thoughtful prompts, coloring pages, challenges, and free creative space, Between Dad and Me is the ultimate activity kit for kids and adults


Outpost: A Journey to the Wild Ends of the Earth Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781786891556
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Published: Canongate Books - July 2nd, 2019

For those who go in search of the isolation, silence and adventure of wild places it is--perhaps ironically--to the man-made shelters that they need to head; the outposts: bothies, bivouacs, cabins and huts. Part of their allure is their simplicity: enough architecture to shelter from the weather but not so much as to distract from the immediate environment around.


My Name Is Prince Cover Image
$90.00
ISBN: 9780062939234
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Published: Amistad - November 19th, 2019

The ultimate collection of stunning photographs documenting the career of one of the world’s greatest superstars


Country Music: An Illustrated History Cover Image
$55.00
ISBN: 9780525520542
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Published: Knopf - September 10th, 2019

The rich and colorful story of America's most popular music and the singers and songwriters who captivated, entertained, and consoled listeners throughout the twentieth century--based on the upcoming eight-part film series to air on PBS in September 2019


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Motherless Brooklyn: A Novel (Vintage Contemporaries) Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780375724831
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Published: Vintage - October 24th, 2000

Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award.

A compelling and complusively readable riff on the classic detective novel from America's most inventive novelist. 


In the Distance Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781566894883
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Published: Coffee House Press - October 10th, 2017

Finalist for the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction

A young Swedish immigrant finds himself penniless and alone in California. The boy travels East in search of his brother, moving on foot against the great current of emigrants pushing West.