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

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This soft, fleece-lined sweatshirt establishes Dad as king of the bedtime story.

Available at, $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, $150.

Related: 10 Epic Fantasy Books Like Game of Thrones


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, $40.


Books for Every Type of Dad

Business Adventures Thin Red Line

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, $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, $28.


Herschel Heritage Backpack


Upgrade his ratty book bag to graphic-print carryall with a simple front pocket and leather accents.

Available at, $55.


Beer-topia Bathroom Reader

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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, $9.

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