11 unforgettable books about fatherhood that totally get it right

Get the Full StoryIn pop culture, fathers are too frequently portrayed as the bumbling parent who ruins things that moms then have to come fix. But being a dad is far more complicated and beautiful, and terrifying, and everything else .

For anyone tired of overly simplistic representations of dads, we have good news: Literature is really great at painting more dynamic portraits of fatherhood.

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Some books are rueful meditations on father son relationships, while others are hilarious dives into parenting misadventures. Still others demonstrate how meaningful a found family can be. But no matter what tone and types of characters are featured, books are here to show us there's no one way to be a dad. In fact, there are infinite ways. Read more...More about Books, Dad, Fathers Day, Culture, and Books