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Top ten books for Dad

Top ten books for Dad

Father's day is fast approaching, and it's time we branched out from the chocolates and socks combo. What better way to thank the father figure in your life than a book chosen especially for him? We've compiled a special gr Dad-agorical, featuring fiction and non fiction for Dads of all kinds! 

 

 

 

The War Artist

 

The War Artist by Simon Cleary 

Brigadier James Phelan returns from Afghanistan traumatised by the body of a young soldier killed under his command. An encounter with young Sydney tattoo artist Kira leaves him with a permanent tribute to the soldier, a meeting that will change the course of his life. UQP - $29.99

 

 

 

 

 

 

My Dad is a Dragon by Damon Young and Peter Carnavas 

Some dads pull billycarts painted blue and back. But my dad is a dragon ... I sit upon his scaly back! All dads are different - but what if your dad was really different? What if oyur bird was a dragon? UQP - $24.99 

 

 

Beyond Reasonable Doubt by Gary Bell

Elliot Rook QC is one of the greatest barristers of his generation. he is also a complete fraud. When an unidentified young woman has been found murdered on the outskirts of Rook's home town, Billy Barber - a violent footballer and white supremacist - is accused of her murder. Barber insists that Rook must defend him, or else he will expose his criminal past. Raven Books - $29.99 

 

 

 

 

 

Apollo Rhodes: A Man for All Time by Dr Peter Parras

The Fickle finger of fate takes a strange twist to completely transform Apollo Rhodes from a mild-mannered unassuming young man into an outstanding heroic figure. For devotees of history or mythology, readers are invited to unravel the seven mysterious prophecies imparted by the Oracle of Delphi to Apollo as a boy. OMNE Publishing - $59.99 

 

F*CK is the Word by Kuso

The illustrated guide to the world's most popular word! Is ther another word in the Engish language that comes so readily to one's lips or that matches its pure versatility and endless application, or its ability to express the human condition in one perfect, monosyllabic grunt? The answer, dear friend, is 'F*ck no!' Cheeky and funny, this is the perfefct gift for dads everywhere. Humour Press - $19.95

 

 

 

 

 

Heartland: How Rugby League Explains Queensland by Joe Gorman

For more than 40 years, rugby league has embodied the hopes and dreams, cotradictions and tensions of life in the Sunshine State. Journalist Joe Gorman weaves together stories of diehard supporters and game-changing players, in a revealing account of Queensland's coming of age, both on and off the field. UQP - $32.95 

 

Something to Believe in by Andrew Stafford

For Andrew Stafford, rock & roll music was a way up and a way out. There was just one little problem: he couldn't play. Because those who can, do, and those who can't, review, he carbed out a niche writing about it instead. UQP - $32.95

 

 

 

 

 

 

Out of our Minds by Felipe Fernandez-Armesto

This book reveals the thrilling and disquieting tales of our imaginative leaps - from the first Homo sapiens to the pioneers of the digital age. Through ground-breaking insights in cognitive science, he explores how and why we have ideas in the first place, providing a tantalising glimpse into who we are and what we might yet accomplish. Oneworld - $32.99 

 

The Battle for Sky by Christopher Williams

Featuring interviews with key individuals and stakeholders from around the world, this book offers a timely and intruiguing glimpse into the workings of media empires, and a gripping account of one of the largest corporate battles in recent years. BLM Business - $29.99 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Night Dragon by Matthew Condon

In 2017, Vincent O'Dempsey was setnenced to life in prison for the brutal murders of Barbar McCulkin and her two young daughters. It took over 40 years to bring him to justice. Award-winning investigative journalist Matthew Condon investigates. UQP - $32.95