Father’s Day Books That Cover All of Your Dad’s Interests

This Father’s Day, gift your superhero dad a book that resonates with his interests and passions. Let’s celebrate the man who can fix anything and has a heart of gold. Happy Father’s Day to all the legends we call Dad!

Father’s Day Books That Cover All of Your Dad’s Interests

Imagine a superhero not with a cape, for sure, a master of eye-rolling dad jokes, and the reigning champion of the chai session. Yes, it’s Father’s Day, the perfect time to celebrate the man who can fix anything and has a PhD in remote control domination and unauthorised life coaching. 

Today, we honour our dads, who somehow manage to be our greatest teachers, biggest fans, and personal comedians, all while maintaining an unwavering devotion to sports and their epic collection of old, vintage songs. Happy Father’s Day to all the legends we call Dad. 

“I’ve been to war. I’ve raised twins. If I had a choice, I’d rather go to war.” You know being a dad is hard when the former president of the United States of America says this. If you’re wondering, it’s George W. Bush, by the way. 

Here, I have come up with some interesting book choices that will enlighten you if your dad’s a big reader. Try out these wide ranges of titles to help you pick the perfect book for your dad. 


Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow by Gabrielle Zevin

So, this little book is about a pair of friends who create a video game named Ichigo and it talks about the three decade complicated relationship between the friends. 

The Cartographers by Peng Shepherd

The story follows the suspicious death of Nell Young’s father, after which she discovers a map in her father’s study that launches her into a journey of investigation against a murderer who is hell-bent on retrieving it.

City on Fire by Don Winslow 

This is a simple mafia kingdom tale. Two criminal empires together control all of New England. Until, you guessed it, a beautiful woman comes between the Irish and the Italian families, launching a war that will seemingly kill each other and probably set the entire city on fire. Dad’s gonna love this if liked “The Godfather”. 


The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho 

This book makes almost every list there is. But it is justified since the book teaches some important life lessons needed for everyone. So, this story is about a Spanish Shepherd boy who leaves his life behind to follow his dream of finding the treasure which is all the way in the Pyramids in Egypt. 

the alcamist
The alchemist
Paulo Coelho Biography 1993
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Ikigai: The Japanese Secret to a Long and Happy Life by Francesc Miralles and Hector Garcia

Reason for being” or “Motivating force” is what Ikigai stands for. This book provides a peek into the lives of Japanese and their secrets to longevity and happiness. They talk about how ikigai brings happiness to their lives. This book provides some practical ways to help you find your Ikigai.

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To kill a mockingbird by Harper Lee

This Great depression and racism story is about a girl named Scout and with her brother Jem she tries to understand and relate to her father, Atticus, who is a lawyer charged with defending a Black man falsely accused of raping a white woman. 

The Phantom Atlas: The Greatest Myths, Lies and Blunders on Maps, by Edward Brooke-Hitching

Dads always  strive to impress the dinner table with little-known historical facts and some interesting scenarios. If he’s a fan of history, we got you. Each page of this book highlights the mistakes made on historical maps and some shocking lies made by cartographers to manipulate the map reader. Dad always brings something to the table and this time it will be facts. 

Well, if your dad is a sci-fi fan, then you can try:

Dark Matter by Blake Crouch 

Dark Matter is the story of a physicist Jason, a devoted family man with a boring career. One day he’s abducted by a mysterious stranger, and everything he thought he knew about his life is at question. He finds himself in a disorienting world both similar and different from his “actual” life all because of a different choice he made fifteen years previously.

The Science of Interstellar by Kip Thorne

It must be no surprise that this book made it to the list. Nothing in this world explains the ache of love like this. “Love is the one thing we’re capable of perceiving that transcends dimensions of time and space.” So, enjoy the film with you dads and keep this book with you, since concepts regarding space and time can get a little wobbly. 

I hope we have covered some very interesting niches made for your fathers for this very special day celebrating our dads. 

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Often found roaming between the realms of intellect and imagination, Aishwarya is currently practising her third year of Computer Science Engineering. She shares a special penchant towards writing which gives her an ideal way of expressing her creativity in a lucid and insightful writing style. Beyond that she's a voracious reader, an amateur artist and has a knack for Astrophysics.

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