Interesting Books for Guys

06/09/2010 by: Ray

If you’re wondering what book/s you want to give as gift for your boyfriend, you will find below our suggestions that range from serious to seriously funny! After all, reading to some men is an outlet to relieve stress and get entertained.

The Godfather Family Album

As special photographer on the sets and locations of Francis Ford Coppola’s The Godfather trilogy, Steve Schapiro had the remarkable experience of witnessing legendary actors giving some of their most memorable performances.

Gathered together for the first time in this book are Schapiro’s finest photographs from all three Godfather films, lovingly reproduced from the original negatives. With contextual essays and interviews covering the trilogy in its entirety, this book contains over 400 color and black & white images.

1,001 Facts that Will Scare the S#*t Out of You

The world is a frightening place. If the information in this book scares the sh*t out of you, good. You’re probably reading it on the crapper, anyway, and what better place to be scared sh*tless? Isn’t that the idea, to be sh*tless?

From the sneaky fish that can swim up our genitals to the e coli bacteria lurking in the very water we drink, disturbing phenomena are everywhere we turn. Educational, entertaining, and undeniably horrifying, this book isn’t guaranteed to help you go to the bathroom, but it’s certain to make your time there more memorable.

Other People’s Rejection Letters

Welcome to the rejection-letter hall of fame, where the hopes and dreams of celebrities (Jimi Hendrix, Andy Warhol, among others) are crushed alongside the aspirations of the rest of us. You’ll find handwritten notes from former lovers, nasty e-mails from would-be bosses, heated texts, crayon scrawlings, and surprising dismissals from Playboy, Disney, even the pope.

And while rejection’s sting is painful, it is not lethal; here, you’ll see that one of the great universals is not only people’s desire for acceptance but also their ability to persevere

Why Didn’t I Think of That?

This book proves not all successful inventions are the greatest thing since sliced bread (not even sliced bread, which is literally just a precut loaf for lazy loafs).

This humorous guide to “mind-blowing” inventions deconstructs just how complex these can’t-live-without necessities really are, while providing some insightful(ly funny) lessons to future inventors, such as: Yo-yos: Deadly weapons do make great kids’toys and Soccer: Boredom is the stepmother of invention.

Cowboy: The Ultimate Guide to Living Like a Great American Icon

This is the first book to explore, through a pop-culture lens, the many facets of the cowboy life. This book entertains and educates with an insider’s look at topics such as ranching, rodeos, chuck wagon cooking, cowboy music, country and western dancing, and most important, the cowboy spirit.

Cowboy includes instructions, recipes, profiles, photographs, and trivia that vividly depict the day-in, day-out rituals of this iconic lifestyle and show what it meant to be a cowboy in frontier days, and what it means to be a cowboy today!

Star Wars: The Complete Vader

This is the definitive book on the history, myth, and cultural impact of Darth Vader. From his early development in the first Star Wars film by George Lucas, to the new legends created in comics, videogames, and novels, to his ongoing appearances on everything from television commercials to bedspreads, Vader presents a complete view in all his incarnations as the Dark Lord of the Sith.

With exclusive interviews and photographs from the Lucasfilm Archives. Interactive reproductions of rare memorabilia fire the imagination and never-seen-before images explore the world’s endless fascination with Darth Vader

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