Happy Father’s Day from The Experiment!

Welcome to our Father’s Day Gift Guide!

With Father’s Day just around the corner, we thought we’d share some of our awesome titles made just for Dad. Whether he’s a runner, a nature-lover, a puzzle-doer, or a helper around the house, we’ve got gifts for every kind of dad around!

For the health-conscious dad:

 

The No Meat Athlete Cookbook

Whole Food, Plant-Based Recipes to Fuel Your Workouts—and the Rest of Your Life

by Matt Frazier & Stepfanie Romine

From the founder of No Meat Athlete: plant-based recipes packed with nutrition to help athletes perform better and recover faster.

A fast-growing global movement, No Meat Athlete (NMA) is inspiring everyone from weekend joggers to world-class competitors to be healthier and fitter and perform better on whole plant foods. Written by NMA founder Matt Frazier and longtime health coach, yoga teacher, and nutrition writer Stepfanie Romine, The No Meat Athlete Cookbook features 150 whole food, vegan recipes that are affordable and quick to get on the table, even on busy nights.

 

For the dad approaching his sixties:

 

Sixty

A Diary of My Sixty-First Year: The Beginning of the End, or the End of the Beginning?

by Ian Brown

As Ian Brown’s sixtieth birthday loomed, every moment seemed to present a choice: Confront, or deny, the biological fact that the end was now closer than the beginning. True, he was beginning to notice memory lapses, creaking knees, and a certain social invisibility—and yet, it troubled him that many people think of sixty as “old,” because he rarely felt older than at forty.

An award-winning writer, Brown instead chose to notice every moment, try to understand it, capture it . . . all without panicking. Sixty is the result: Brown’s uncensored account of his sixty-first year, and, informed by his reportorial gifts, his investigation of the many changes—physical, mental, and emotional—that come to all of us as we age.

 

For the nature-loving dad:

 

How to Read Water

Clues and Patterns from Puddles to the Sea

by Tristan Gooley

Read the sea like a Viking and interpret ponds like a Polynesian—with a little help from the “natural navigator”!

In his eye-opening books The Lost Art of Reading Nature’s Signs and The Natural Navigator, Tristan Gooley helped readers reconnect with nature by finding direction from the trees, stars, clouds, and more. Now, he turns his attention to our most abundant—yet perhaps least understood—resource.

Distilled from his far-flung adventures—sailing solo across the Atlantic, navigating with Omani tribespeople, canoeing in Borneo, and walking in his own backyard—Gooley shares hundreds of techniques in How to Read Water.

 

For the dad who loves crosswords:

 

Can You Solve My Problems?

Ingenious, Perplexing, and Totally Satisfying Math and Logic Puzzles

by Alex Bellos

Puzzle lovers, rejoice! Bestselling math writer Alex Bellos has a challenge for you: 125 of the world’s best brainteasers from the last two millennia.

Armed with logic alone, you’ll detect counterfeit coins, navigate river crossings, and untangle family trees. Then—with just a dash of high school math—you’ll tie a rope around the Earth, match wits with a cryptic wizard, and use four 4s to create every number from 1 to 50. (It can be done!)

The ultimate casebook for daring puzzlers, Can You Solve My Problems? also tells the story of the puzzle—from ancient China to Victorian England to modern-day Japan. Grab your pencil and get puzzling!

 

For the dad who loves chores:

 

How to Get Things Really Flat

Enlightenment for Every Man on Ironing, Vacuuming and Other Household Arts

by Andrew Martin

Perfectly pitched to strike some raw nerves: A witty, often surprising manifesto about how and why men should do housework—and a very useful guide for both the millions of men who shirk household duties and the women who live with them.

“You might not think that a book about cleaning could be funny but this made me laugh out loud. In the office. During a quiet lunch hour.”
Financial Times

For more books for Dad, check out our full list here!

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