Books for Father's Day


Books for Father's Day

With Father’s Day fast approaching (it’s this Sunday) we have put together a little list of books to help those looking for last minute gift inspiration! 

Four Lions by Colin Shindler

Colin Shindler explores the changing sporting and cultural landscape of Britain through the careers of four iconic football captains: Wright, Moor, Lineker and Beckham.


A Matter of Life and Death by Jim White

A seriously entertaining football gift book, based around 100 memorable quotes reflecting every aspect of the beautiful game.



The Templars by Dan Jones

The remarkable story of the Knights Templar – the wealthiest, most powerful and most secretive of the military orders that flourished in the crusading era.


No More Champagne by David Lough

The untold story of Winston Churchill’s precarious finances – and the most original and surprising book about Churchill to emerge for many years.


Grant by Ron Chernow

A portrait of one of America’s most compelling generals and presidents, Ulysses S. Grant by Pulitzer Prize winner Ron Chernow.


Dictatorland by Paul Kenyon

A vivid, heartbreaking portrait of the fate that so many African countries suffered after independence.



Master of War: Scourge of Wolves by David Gilman

Episode five of the gritty historical fiction series, as Thomas Blackstone fights to enforce English rule on France at the height of the Hundred Years’ War.


The Switch by Joseph Finder

Michael Tanner is heading home when he accidentally picks up the wrong laptop from security. The owner is US senator Susan Robins, and her laptop contains top secret files that should never be on there in the first place. Suddenly, Tanner is a hunted man.


Dead Men Whistling by Graham Masterton

Police corruption, whistleblowers and murder. DCI Katie Maguire investigates a string of police fatalities in the new gripping thriller from Graham Masterton.


We’re Asleep, Dad by Simon Key

A collection of hilarious parenting tweets by dad, Twitter genius and bookshop owner, Simon Key, illustrated by Moose Allain.


The Little Book of Building Fires by Sally Coulthard

An illustrated guide to everything to do with fires and firewood, combining practicality with folklore. It will get you back in touch with your ancient firemaking instincts.