This post was originally published June 21, 2009.
It’s Father’s Day and now that I’ve put in a phone call to my special man, I wanted to share some AMACOM books for your dad.
Dad the Adventurer
Riches Among the Ruins: Adventures in the Dark Corners of the Global Economy by Robert P. Smith with Peter Zheutlin
Die Trying: One Man’s Quest to Conquer the Seven Summits by Bo Parfet with Richard Buskin
The Grand Illusion: Love, Lies, and My Life with Styx by Chuck Panozzo with Michele Skettino
No Limit: The Texas Hold’Em Guide to Winning in Business by Donald G. Krause and Jeff Carter
Dad the Historian
Rich: The Rise and Fall of American Wealth Culture by Larry Samuel
The Box from Braunau: In Search of My Father’s War by Jan Elvin
Freeing Tibet: 50 Years of Struggle, Resilience, and Hope by John B. Roberts II and Elizabeth A. Roberts
Clintonomics: How Bill Clinton Reengineered the Reagan Revolution by Jack Godwin, Ph.D.
Dad the Leader
Leading at the Edge: Leadership Lessons from the Extraordinary Saga of Shackleton’s Antarctic Expedition by Dennis N. T. Perkins with Margaret P. Holtman, Paul R. Kessler, and Catherine McCarthy
Into the Unknown: Leadership Lessons from Lewis & Clark’s Daring Westward Expedition by Jack Uldrich
John F. Kennedy on Leadership: The Lessons and Legacy of a President by John A. Barnes
Lee & Grant: Profiles in Leadership from the Battlefields of Virginia by Major Charles R. Bowery, US Army
Dad the Business Thinker
Chaotics: The Business of Managing and Marketing in the Age of Turbulence by Philip Kotler and John A. Caslione
A Class with Drucker: The Lost Lessons of the World’s Greatest Management Teacher by William A. Cohen, Ph.D.
I hope you had a great day with your dad.