If your dad loves to read, here is a nice selection of books that he will enjoy for Father’s Day.
The Education of Kevin Powell: A Boy’s Journey into Manhood by Kevin Powell
In The Education of Kevin Powell: A Boy’s Journey into Manhood, Kevin Powell reflects on his tumultuous, turbulent passage from child to man. He revisits the path that led him to become a successful writer, public speaker, activist, and cast member on the influential first season of MTV’s The Real World. He also recalls his depression, thoughts of suicide, alcoholism, bankruptcy, doomed relationships, and failed political campaigns. Time and again, Powell harks back to lessons his mother taught him as a little boy: never stop learning, never stop telling the truth, always strive to be a better man, do what is right.
Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
In a series of essays, written as a letter to his son, Between the World and Me confronts the notion of race in America and how it has shaped American history. Thoughtfully exploring personal and historical events, from his time at Howard University to the Civil War, the author poignantly asks and attempts to answer difficult questions that plague modern society.
5 Gears: How to Be Present and Productive When There Is Never Enough Time by Jeremie Kubicek and Steve Cockram
All too often people go through life without truly connecting. As a result, they miss out on experiences and relationships that have the power to bring them great joy. 5 Gears: How to Be Present and Productive When There Is Never Enough Time helps you to improve your ability to connect with the world around you.
Smile: The Astonishing Powers of a Simple Act by Ron Gutman
How can something as simple as a smile be so deceptively complex? That’s the mystery and magic explored in Smile: The Astonishing Powers of a Simple Act. From the broad beaming grin of a toddler to the oily smirk of a used car salesman, smiles convey an enormous range of emotions, from joyously happy to nervous or sad. Grins also have radically varied meanings in different cultures, as the author learned during his worldwide trips to explore the complicated, but ubiquitous, act of smiling.
Family Inc.: Using Business Principles to Maximize Your Family’s Wealth by Douglas P. McCormick
Family Inc. is a roadmap to financial security. This book gives you a crash course in corporate finance and the tools to apply the field’s proven, time-tested principles in the context of your family’s financial situation. You’ll learn the key principles of wealth creation and management, and learn how to make your intellectual and real capital work for you. Family Inc. delivers actionable advice to help you plot a real-world family financial plan.
The Dad’s Edge by Larry Hagner
In The Dad’s Edge, author Larry Hagner shares 9 simple ways for dads to have unlimited patience, improved relationships, and positive lasting memories.
Loving Day: A Novel by Mat Johnson
Loving Day: A Novel is a ruthlessly comic and moving tale of a man discovering a lost daughter, confronting an elusive ghost, and stumbling onto the possibility of utopia.
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