Five Books for Father’s Day
Does the man really need another soap on a rope? Wouldn’t he rather be enriched by the experience of a great read? Check out these Zoomer-approved titles.
Raising Cubby: A Father and Son’s Adventures with Aspergers, Trains, Tractors, and High Explosives by John Elder Robison
The title says it all really. A compelling memoir of the unconventional relationship between a man diagnosed with Aspergers Syndrome at 40 and his son, Cubby — who is also showing signs of the condition and who at 17 finds his aptitude for chemistry can get him in a lot more trouble than either man bargained for.
Flight of the Eagle by Conrad Black
Perfect for history buffs, Black’s tome looks at our neighbour to the south. Spanning from the New World through the outcome of the 2012 presidential election, it charts the rise of the world’s supreme power, its recent decline, its ultimate strengths and future promise.
Papadaddy’s Book for New Fathers: Advice to Dads of all Ages by Clyde Edgerton
Writing from experience — Edgerton calls himself a C.O.D (Considerably Older Dad) and has four children ranging in age from six to 31 years old — Papadaddy shares practical, humorous and comforting advice for dads (and moms) at all stages of parenthood.