Father’s Day Gift Guide
Celebrate your Dad this Father’s Day, the 17th of June. Browse and shop our great selection of Father’s Day books and gifts.
SPORT BOOKS FOR DAD
Based on three years of extensive research and reporting, two of today’s most acclaimed investigative journalists, Jeff Benedict of Sports Illustrated and eleven-time Emmy Award winner Armen Keteyian, deliver the first major biography of Tiger Woods – sweeping in scope and packed with groundbreaking, behind-the-scenes details of the Shakespearean rise and epic fall of a global icon.
From an unknown prospect in 2013 to the first man to hold two world titles simultaneously, McGregor’s knockout-filled march through the featherweight and then lightweight rankings sent shockwaves through the world. But as effortless as McGregor’s heroics have seemed, his journey was far from smooth and his destiny anything but certain.
From a family steeped in Gaelic football, and a core member of the Dr Crokes team, Colm was still in his teens when he first played for Kerry at senior level. Overcoming struggles with injury and personal tragedy, Cooper became one of the GAA’s most recognizable and best-loved figures at a time of tumultuous change in the game. But the man known nationally as ‘Gooch’ is also an intensely private figure who has never courted publicity and his personal story remains largely untold.
Tom travels on a long car journey across a countryside cloaked in snow to collect his ill son from Sunderland and bring him home for Christmas. As he navigates his way across the frozen landscape, he reflects back on his life and how his family are struggling to cope in the aftermath of an earlier tragedy. This is a finely crafted, lyrical and sublime piece of writing from one of our most accomplished writers.
South African born Elon Musk is the renowned entrepreneur and innovator behind PayPal, SpaceX, Tesla, and SolarCity. Musk wants to save our planet; he wants to send citizens into space, to form a colony on Mars; he wants to make money while doing these things; and he wants us all to know about it. He is the real-life inspiration for the Iron Man series of films starring Robert Downey Junior.
In September 1944, having sped through France and Belgium, Montgomery sought to race into Germany and to end the war by Christmas. It wasn’t, of course, that simple. Operation Market Garden would drop Allied troops into The Netherlands, held by Nazi Germany, to secure key bridges across the Rhine along the path of advance. But it was folly – in the Dutch staff college exams, any candidate who adopted this plan had been failed on the spot.
This is the unmissable inside story of the most dramatic general election campaign in modern history and Theresa May’s battle for a Brexit deal – the greatest challenge for a prime minister since the Second World War. Fall Out tells of how a leader famed for her caution battled her bitterly divided cabinet at home while facing duplicitous Brussels bureaucrats abroad.
In this heartfelt, humorous and wise book, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Michael Chabon attempts to weigh in on difficult conversations with his children, on everything from texting girls to death. But it is when he hangs back that he catches them transforming into their own people. What ememerges is a father’s deep respect for his children’s passions and for their bravery in the face of conformity.