Stuck for ideas for Father's Day?

Father's Day is next Sunday, 18th June, so you've still got time to find a great book or gift for your dad. Whatever he loves; history, cookery, crime fiction, politics, literary, poetry, travel, or science fiction, you'll find a new book, a classic and an award-winner. All on one page.

At the top (& half way down) you'll see some bookish-themed gifts; from posters, to mugs, to lamps - if you've got a small budget, you'll still be able to find something to make your dad smile. I hope you like the gifts and books on this page, as always, feedback welcome.

World's Best Dad Father's Day Card       £2.90

Mug for book-loving Dad  £9.00+

Raymond Carver Linocut Print - Handpulled   £19.92

Lamp with limited edition Charlatans albums as book covers shade - liquor bottle lamp.   £45.00

Charles Bukowski *Obey* t-shirt tee   £8.99

1984 Print - Fan art, minimalist design. Available A4/A5.   £4.00+

Discover all of the books that have made shortlists and won awards across all genres.

The very best historical writing published in the UK in the last year.

Award-winning fiction and non-fiction around the themes of medicine, health & illness.

Outstanding new poetry which impacts on our cultural lives.

A Natural
By Ross Raisin

A Natural delves into the heart of a professional football club: the pressure, the loneliness, the threat of scandal, the fragility of the body and the weight of expectation.

The Descent of Man
By Grayson Perry

Grayson Perry challenges masculinity and asks what sort of men would make the world a better place, for everyone?

Beautiful memoir of Keggie Carew's unorthodox father revealed as his memory fades.

If your dad likes travel writing mixed in with his recipes, then these two books are perfect.

If you dad loves delicious coffee table books on fashion, art, architecture and food, then the Book Porn section of Lounge Books is for you.

Honore de Balzac Black and White Poster   £19.20

Fingerprint Wall Sticker    £59.99

The Last Criminal on Earth B-movie style poster  £8.00

Anatomy of a Murder Vintage Cinema Print £3.99+

The Bone Readers
By Jacob Ross
By Jack Grimwood
Sirens (Aidan Waits)
By Joseph Knox
Little Deaths
By Emma Flint

J. A. Baker’s extraordinary classic of British nature writing was first published in 1967. Often cited as one of the most important books in twentieth-century nature writing.

One of Britain's best known naturalists, John Wright introduces us to the natural and cultural history of hedges (as well as ditches, dykes and dry stone walls).

Written in exquisite prose, The Running Hare tells the story of the wild animals and plants that live in and under our ploughland.

Walking Through Spring
By Graham Hoyland

Graham Hoyland’s journey as he traces a new national trail, walking north with Spring from the South Coast to the Borders.


Will Self's new book Phone is out this week - technology, love and violence finally converge.

Clever, funny and ambitious conspiracy thriller from the author of HHhH.

Masterful tale of a close-knit family is delivered from near-destitution to sudden wealth.

An electrifying story of friendship, power and betrayal set during an arctic exploration.

Books that made the shortlist of the most prestigious award for science fiction in Britain.

Books that chart political change, offer insight, perspective and a more radical approach.

And finally.....