Don’t Have a Father’s Day Gift? (Yes, Of Course, Literary Suggestions)

If your dad likes complex but ultimately heartwarming father-son relationships in (great) literature:

  • Stealth, by Sonallah Ibrahim, has a touching father-son relationship at its core. It’s also an excellent, very readable book. Although some accused Ibrahim of writing autobiography (it hews closely to his own experience growing up in Cairo in the post-WWII era), this is fiction.

And memoirs that reflect on the father-child relationship:

If your dad likes history:

And, if your dad reads Arabic: