If Father’s Day is fast approaching and you still don’t know what to get your dad — or hey, just forgot about it entirely — there’s nothing like buying a good book to give all the illusion of thoughtfulness wrapped into one tidy decision. Luckily, there’s never been a better moment to pick up a new read that right now. Authors seem to have been unusually productive throughout the pandemic and there’s an embarrassment of choices in literature to catch up on, just on the edge of a long summer when your dad will (hopefully) be spending most of his time sitting on a deck. Whether he’s a fan of fiction, non-fiction, sci-fi, memoirs, or more, there’s definitely a book out there that could make you say, “oh, I think my dad would like that.”
If your father’s a fan of studying famous figures, Amazon Books editors recommend Walter Isaacson’s new bio The Code Breaker on biochemist and Nobel Prize winner Jennifer Doudna, a follow-up to his popular volumes on Steve Jobs and Leonardo da Vinci. Or if you’re looking for more of a page-turner: try The Plot by Jean Hanff Korelitz, called “insanely readable” by Stephen King, or Chris Whitaker’s New York Times-bestselling thriller We Begin At the End. Who knows — you may even end up finding another book to add to your own list. But first: Father’s Day. Place your orders now to get these books in time.
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