Brilliant books for every kind of dad

08 June 2016

By Pan Macmillan

Dads come in all shapes and sizes. Luckily our books do too. Whatever your Dad’s into, give him a book this Father’s Day.



There is no one quite like Brian Blessed. This funny, warm-hearted, life-affirming, LOUD and unique memoir from the much-loved actor, film star, trained undertaker, unlikely diplomat, secret romantic, martial artist and mountaineer should keep even the noisiest dad quiet for an hour or two. 

Find out more about Absolute Pandemonium



In his trademark straight-talking, no-nonsense style Mark Webber reveals his amazing life on and off the Formula One race track, including a searingly honest account of his rivalry with team mate Sebastian Vettel. The perfect gift for any petrol-head dad.

Find out more about Aussie Grit



Think your dad is hard? You haven't met Mad Frank. Featuring some of the most famous names in the London underworld, this is a fascinating slice of gangland history seen through the eyes of Frank Fraser and his two renegade sons. 

Find out more about Mad Frank & Sons



Daring dads will love this unflinching autobiography of a real-life hero - one of the world's greatest snipers, Craig Harrison. Craig catapults us into the heat of the action as he describes his active service in the Balkans, Iraq and Afghanistan, and gives heart-stopping accounts of his sniper ops as he fought for his life on the rooftops of Basra and the barren hills of Helmand province. 

Find out more about The Longest Kill



Clever dads will love this wonder-filled journey through space, time and beyond from internationally renowned astrophysicist Christophe Galfard. Through brilliant storytelling and humour rather than graphs and equations,  The Universe in Your Hand takes us deep into questions about the beginning of time and the future of humanity. 

Find out more about The Universe In Your Hand