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Fathers, Sons and Fatherhood -

Related categories: Children & Young People / Men & Masculinity /
Related booklists: Parenting, Single Parents, Single Fathers: Books for Children,

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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 24 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book How Not To Be a Boy by Robert Webb
    How Not To Be a Boy - by Robert Webb

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781786890115 | ISBN 10: 1786890119

    “It sounded to me that to be a gentleman, you needed both manners and bravery. And that thought was horribly fascinating. Because I thought only wimps needed manners. And only tough guys were brave”   Following Peep Show, and alongside Back, t ... more

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  • Cover image of book Maria and Me: A Father, A Daughter (and Autism) by Maria Gallardo and Miguel Gallardo
    Maria and Me: A Father, A Daughter (and Autism) - by Maria Gallardo and Miguel Gallardo

    £12.99   hardback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781785923814 | ISBN 10: 1785923811

    Giving a father's insight into life with his daughter Maria, aged 12, who has autism, this comic tells the story of their week holiday in the Canary Islands, Spain. Delightful illustrations and dialogue between father and daughter show the day-to-day ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Return: Fathers, Sons and the Land in Between by Hisham Matar
    The Return: Fathers, Sons and the Land in Between - by Hisham Matar

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780241966280 | ISBN 10: 0241966280

    The Return is at once a universal and an intensely personal tale. It is an exquisite meditation on how history and politics can bear down on an individual life. And yet Hisham Matar's memoir isn't just about the burden of the past, but the consolatio ... more

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  • Cover image of book Where the Wild Dads Went by Katie Blackburn, illustrated by Sholto Walker
    Where the Wild Dads Went - by Katie Blackburn, illustrated by Sholto Walker

    £10.99   hardback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780571332113 | ISBN 10: 0571332110

    The night Dad had a few cheeky ones after work, forgot the milk and tripped over the rubbish, Mum called him A Wild Thing and said "Don't mind me!" and spent the rest of the night on the phone...   In this hilarious, touching homage to Mauri ... more

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  • Cover image of book Dadland: A Journey into Uncharted Territory by Keggie Carew
    Dadland: A Journey into Uncharted Territory - by Keggie Carew

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781784703158 | ISBN 10: 178470315x

    Winner of the Costa Biography Award   Keggie Carew grew up under the spell of an unorthodox, enigmatic father. An undercover guerrilla agent during the Second World War, in peacetime he lived on his wits and dazzling charm. But these were not ... more

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  • Cover image of book When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi
    When Breath Becomes Air - by Paul Kalanithi

    £12.99   hardback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781847923677 | ISBN 10: 1847923674

    THE NEW YORK TIMES NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER  At the age of thirty-six, on the verge of completing a decades training as a neurosurgeon, Paul Kalanithi was diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer. One day he was a doctor treating the dying, the ne ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Beautiful Struggle: A Memoir by Ta-Nehisi Coates
    The Beautiful Struggle: A Memoir - by Ta-Nehisi Coates

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781784785345 | ISBN 10: 1784785342

    The Beautiful Struggle is an extraordinary memoir from the most important new voice in the US race debate and the author of New York Times bestseller list no. 1 Between the World and Me, hailed by Toni Morrison as required reading. This small a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Sons + Fathers: An Anthology of Words and Images by Kathy Gilfillan (Editor), with an Introduction by Colm Toibin
    Sons + Fathers: An Anthology of Words and Images - by Kathy Gilfillan (Editor), with an Introduction by Colm Toibin

    £14.99   hardback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780091959043 | ISBN 10: 0091959047

    Sons + Fathers brings together a remarkable array of politicians and world leaders, writers and musicians, cultural icons and actors in this collection dedicated to fathers. A moving, fascinating and often funny collection of portraits, this antholog ... more

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  • Cover image of book Gay Fathers, Their Children, and the Making of Kinship by Aaron Goodfellow
    Gay Fathers, Their Children, and the Making of Kinship - by Aaron Goodfellow

    £20.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780823266043 | ISBN 10: 0823266044

    While the topic of gay marriage and families continues to be popular in the media, few scholarly works focus on gay men with children. Based on ten years of fieldwork among gay families living in the rural, suburban, and urban area of the eastern Uni ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Book of Dreams by Peter Reich
    A Book of Dreams - by Peter Reich

    £12.99   hardback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781784182700 | ISBN 10: 1784182702

    "'Cloudbusting' was inspired by a book that I found in a shop ...Written by a guy called Peter Reich, and it's called A Book of Dreams. And it's very unusual, beautiful book, written by this man through the eyes of himself when he was a child, lookin ... more

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  • Cover image of book Henry
    Henry's Demons: Living with Schizophrenia, A Father and Son's Story - by Patrick Cockburn and Henry Cockburn

    £9.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781847398598 | ISBN 10: 1847398596

    On a cold February day two months after his 20th birthday, Henry waded into the lethally cold Newhaven estuary and almost drowned. The trees, he said, had told him to do it.   In Afghanistan, Patrick learned that Henry had been admitted to ... more

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  • Cover image of book Rad Dad: Dispatches from the Frontiers of Fatherhood by Various authors
    Rad Dad: Dispatches from the Frontiers of Fatherhood - by Various authors

    £13.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781604864816 | ISBN 10: 1604864818

    Rad Dad: Dispatches from the Frontiers of Fatherhood combines the best pieces from the award-winning zine Rad Dad and from the blog Daddy Dialectic, two kindred publications that have tried to explore parenting as political territory. Both of these p ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Boy and Me: A Pyrenean Adventure by Steve Taylor
    The Boy and Me: A Pyrenean Adventure - by Steve Taylor

    £9.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781848766631 | ISBN 10: 1848766637

    The Boy and Me is a no holds barred account of a father and sons extraordinary walk as they struggle and muddle their way through a perilous distance trek with an edge...   June 2006. Steve and his son, Michael, set out on a journey that ... more

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  • Cover image of book Manhood for Amateurs by Michael Chabon
    Manhood for Amateurs - by Michael Chabon

    £10.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780007150410 | ISBN 10: 0007150415

    Michael Chabon, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Adventures of Kavalier & Clay and The Yiddish Policemen's Union, offers his first major work of non-fiction, an autobiographical narrative as inventive, beautiful and powerful as his novels. ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Good Men Project: Real Stories from the Front Lines of Modern Manhood by James Houghton, Larry Bean and Tom Matlack (Editors)
    The Good Men Project: Real Stories from the Front Lines of Modern Manhood - by James Houghton, Larry Bean and Tom Matlack (Editors)

    £13.50   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780615357362 | ISBN 10: 0615357369

    The Good Men Project: Real Stories from the Front Lines of Modern Manhood is an anthology of thirty-one essays by a broad range of men rich, poor, black, white, gay, straight, urban, rural, famous, ordinary all writing about the challenges, obsta ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Ticking is the Bomb by Nick Flynn
    The Ticking is the Bomb - by Nick Flynn

    £8.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780571243709 | ISBN 10: 0571243703

    One day I hope to be able to tell my daughter a story about a dark time, the dark days before she was born, and how her coming was a ray of light. 'We got lost for a while', this story will begin, 'but then we found our way.'  Set just before ... more

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  • Cover image of book What Does Daddy Do? by Rachel Bright
    What Does Daddy Do? - by Rachel Bright

    £6.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780141502649 | ISBN 10: 0141502649

    Dexter's daddy is a fireman, Rosie's daddy is a doctor, but Daisy's just not sure what her daddy does all day while she is at nursery She knows he has 'mountains of paperwork to climb', and he always has to 'fly' and his boss is a dragon - but can he ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Reluctant Father
    The Reluctant Father's Club: (or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Cautiously Embrace Parenthood) - by Nick Duerden

    £10.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781906021504 | ISBN 10: 1906021503

    When Nick Duerden learned that he was going to become a father, he experienced a sense of anxiety and malaise that, in his more reflective moments, now shames him. He had never felt less prepared for anything in his life. He was 36. He had air miles, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Granta 104: Fathers by Alex Clark (editor)
    Granta 104: Fathers - by Alex Clark (editor)

    £10.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781905881048 | ISBN 10: 1905881045

    "Its a huge pleasure to be able to introduce you to the new issue of Granta, for which weve chosen the theme of fathers. One of the most rewarding aspects of editing the issue was the imaginative responses we had from the writers we worked with w ... more

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  • Cover image of book Different Dads: Fathers
    Different Dads: Fathers' Stories of Parenting Disabled Children - by Edited by Jill Harrison, Matthew Henderson and Rob Leonard

    £13.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781843104544 | ISBN 10: 1843104547

    Fathers of disabled children can feel overlooked when the focus of much parenting support is aimed at mothers. Different Dads is a collection of inspiring personal testimonies written by fathers of children with a disability who reflect on their own ... more

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  • Cover image of book 100 Tips for Parents Raising Drug-Free Kids by Aletha Solter
    100 Tips for Parents Raising Drug-Free Kids - by Aletha Solter

    £11.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780738210742 | ISBN 10: 0738210749

    In this book, a developmental psychologist gives parents tips for keeping children of all ages away from drugs and alcohol. In a country where an estimated 25 percent of teenagers use illegal substances on a monthly basis, parents are right to be con ... more

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  • Cover image of book Unconditional Parenting: Moving from Rewards and Punishments to Love and Reason by Alfie Kohn
    Unconditional Parenting: Moving from Rewards and Punishments to Love and Reason - by Alfie Kohn

    £13.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780743487481 | ISBN 10: 0743487486

    A provocative challenge to the conventional wisdom about discipline. Highly recommended by one of our customers who buys copies for all of his friends! ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Guy
    The Guy's Guide to Surviving Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the First Year of Fatherhood - by Michael Crider

    £10.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780738210278 | ISBN 10: 0738210277

    A man's man swaps beer bottles for baby bottles - and lives to tell the tale!  At high school, Michael Crider was the joker. Fast-forward ten years and the funny man has married and become the family man. The Guy's Guide to Surviving Pregnancy, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Gay Dads: A Celebration of Fatherhood by David Strah and Susanna Margolis
    Gay Dads: A Celebration of Fatherhood - by David Strah and Susanna Margolis

    £12.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9781585423330 | ISBN 10: 1585423335

    Inspiring portraits of gay men and their families from all across America.   An evolution has quietly been occurring in the world of parenting. Recent surveys reveal that millions of children have found loving homes either by being born t ... more

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