Lucky for you, bookshops will cater to all your gift buying needs. Here are the ones we think your pa would love to receive this Sunday, from staggering true stories of World Cup corruption to a bestselling feminist manifesto.

Father's Day book gift ideas

 

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WATER WAYS by Jasper Winn

Discover the canals of Britain with our slow adventuring author. For lovers of all things transport!

STRANGE MEETING by Susan Hill

A story of love and loss in wartime from master storyteller Susan Hill.

HOW DEMOCRACY ENDS by David Runciman

A ground-breaking, acclaimed study of the state of democracy today from the presenter of TalkingPolitics podcast.



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SHAPESHIFTERS by Gavin Francis

The bestselling GP and author is back with an exploration of the incredible ways the human body can change.

ANQUETIL, ALONE by Paul Fournel

A biography of history's most controversial cycling star. Shortlisted for the Sports Book Awards 2018 for Biography of the Year and Cycling Book of the Year.

ARE YOU SMARTER THAN A CHIMPANZEE? by Ben Ambridge

Pit your wits against animals in this brilliant, interactive book from a top psychologist.



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WHAT WE THINK ABOUT WHEN WE THINK ABOUT FOOTBALL by Simon Critchley

Football for the philosophical fan:establishing a system of aesthetics - even poetics - to show what is beautiful in the beautiful game.

RED CARD by Ken Bensinger

An explosive exposition of FIFA's headline-grabbing corruption scandal, soon to be a major film. Loved by Gary Linekar.

WOMEN & POWER by Mary Beard

The bestselling feminist manifesto by Britain's best-loved classicist, exploring how history has treated powerful women, from the ancient Greeks to Hillary Clinton.