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Father's Day Picks

What Your Dad-like Figure Will Want to Read


WHY YOUNG MEN: RAGE, RACE AND THE CRISIS OF IDENTITY by Jamil Jivani

Jivani, a Toronto lawyer and professor, offers provocative arguments for changes in the way that we see young men and how they can see themselves.

3 KINGS: DIDDY, DR. DRE, JAY-Z by Zach O'Malley Greenberg
The story of how these three legends rose from childhood adversity and became not only singular artists, but also three of the richest musicians ever. Greenburg has collected a decade's worth of reporting and interviews with hip-hop legends to reveal the entrepreneurial genius behind the hits and the profits.



BOYS: WHAT IT MEANS TO BECOME A MAN by Rachel Giese
A timely investigation into how shifting attitudes in masculinity and sexuality have effected the coming-of-age process for boys and how gender equality liberates us all. A must read for parents.

POPS: FATHERHOOD IN PIECES by Michael Chabon
Chabon's beautiful essay for GQcalled "Little Man," recollecting a trip to Paris Fashion Week with his son, became a sensation in 2016. It's collected here with six other essays on the importance and magic of fatherhood. A thoughtful and entertaining read.