Dad’s Day: Gift Ideas from Chevalier’s Books

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Sunday, June 21, Father’s Day, is fast approaching!

Good dads, bad dads, happy dads, sad dads,

granddads, stepdads, whoever is a dad

Get them a book or t-shirt or gift certificate or journal at Chevalier’s Books. A card would be good too. We love to recommend books, just ask any of the store’s booksellers.

In the meantime, a few ideas:

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For the literary dad:

My Struggle by Karl Ove Knausgaard, Volumes 1-4.

Just brilliant and you won’t have to buy dad another present for a long, long time.

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For the artful dad:

Hollywood by Don Bachardy

Five decades worth of Bachardy’s portraits of Hollywood luminaries.

Just beautiful.

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For the sports dad:

Pedro by Pedro Martinez and Michael Silverman

Pedro’s memoir, worth it just for the cover.

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For the grandad:

You’re Only Old Once: A Book for Obsolete Children by Dr. Seuss

The title says it all.

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For nostalgia dad:

A stunning “Clockwork Orange” t-shirt

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For alcoholic dad:

On Booze by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Buy some booze to go with it.

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For musical dad:

Waiting for the Man: The Life and Career of Lou Reed by Jeremy Reed

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For curious dad:

Asapscience: Answers to the World’s Weirdest Questions, Most Persistent Rumors, and Unexplained Phenomena by Mitchell Moffit and Greg Brown

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For barbecue dad:

Franklin Barbecue: A Meat-Smoking Manifesto by Aaron Franklin and Jordan MacKay

Yum, you’ll be glad you got this for dad.

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For any dad:

We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

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From the reason dad is a dad:

My Dad is the Best Playground by Luciana Navarro Powell

and lots of other kids’ books for yours to choose for dad.

 

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