8 Bookish Gifts for Dads
Take a year off from the old tie-and-socks routine with these Father's Day gift ideas.
Where the Wild Things Are Fleece
This soft, fleece-lined sweatshirt establishes Dad as king of the bedtime story.
Available at outofprintclothing.com, $34.
Game of Thrones Westeros & Essos Map Framed Print
Dad can plot his next legendary adventure on this Game of Thrones-themed map.
Available at hbo.com, $150.
Mechanical Crossword Puzzle Pencil
Although he normally tackles the Sunday crossword with a pen, he’ll make an exception when seeing this sleek, twist-action writing instrument.
Available at thelibraryshop.org, $40.
Books for Every Type of Dad
Whether he’s a sports nut or a history buff, we know exactly what he’d like to read next. Browse though the titles in our book roundup.
Penguin Classics Mad Libs
His inner kid will get a kick out of playing this old-school game with classic lines from literature.
Available at barnesandnoble.com, $4.
Prism Magnifying Glass
Dad swears he doesn’t need reading glasses, but you know better. This Parsons-student designed desk accessory gives his eyes a break—and donates two percent of proceeds to the Wikimedia Foundation.
Available at areaware.com, $28.
Herschel Heritage Backpack
Upgrade his ratty book bag to graphic-print carryall with a simple front pocket and leather accents.
Available at herschelsupply.com, $55.
Beer-topia Bathroom Reader
Whether he’s a home-brew man or an on-tap connoisseur, this collection of beer trivia will keep him occupied for hours—on or off the john.
Available at amazon.com, $9.