Robert Rotstein Q&A | Books for Dudes

Author-Credit Glen La Ferman

Books for Dudes International HQ recently had the extreme good fortune to read Robert Rotstein’s compulsively awesome novel Reckless Disregard: A Parker Stern Novel (Seventh Street). It’s the second book (following 2013′s Corrupt Practices) to feature lawyer Parker Stern and like Corrupt Practices, Reckless Disregard is a legal thriller with a lead character who has […]

Hollywood History, a Funky Mayor, and Unicycling Across America | Books for Dudes

Of All the Gin Joints

Life is far, far too short to spend it doing crap. While your days don’t have to be jam-packed with meaning and spiritual fulfillment, spending time with crap people doing crap things eating crap food is an American institution that needs to end. Begone, your big-box store fashions, your fast-food-franchise gluttony, your crap coffee, and […]

Gentlemen, Start Your Hammocks! | Books for Dudes

Playboy's Lesson

Part of being a dude in the summer is mowing the lawn and then kicking back in a hammock with a beer and the latest biography of Don Knotts. Or maybe the new David Foster Wallace Reader, or any of the selections below. We got a coupla thrillahs, some triathlon awesomeness, some comic bookage, a […]

Manners, Meals, and Mayhem | Books for Dudes

Summer on the Short Bus

This month’s BFD is a compendium of titles that defy overall categorization other than “man appeal.”

Writers Who Completely Suck

Suicide

Books for Dudes goes in search of books that do something…and definitely do not suck.

Beatles Freaks, A Manhood Manual, and the Tour de France | Books for Dudes

beatles

Did curiosity kill the cat? It might have— it’s taking the fifth. But everyone tends to forget the rest of the aphorism: “And satisfaction brought it back.” In Game of Thrones, George R. R. Martin wrote, “Why is it that when one man builds a wall, the next man immediately needs to know what’s on […]

Perfect 289s | Books for Dudes

life

At first glance, you’d think that the number 289 isn’t anything special. What can it signify? The area code for Southern Ontario? An engine block size? DDC for “Other denominations & sects” under “Christian denominations”? The square of 17? It’s all these things, but it’s so much more. But 289 is indeed a very special […]

The First Day of the Rest of Your Life | Books for Dudes

readers

It’s that special time of year when your New Year’s resolutions are either starting to shape up nicely or have suffered complete annihilation. If it’s the former, congratulations! Your success and self-control are an obvious ploy to humiliate and provoke the rest of us! If it’s the latter, join we who woke up on 1/1 […]

Living Large and Defying Death | Books for Dudes

pilgrim

Don’t let full-blown sucky December bring you down, dude—grab a book and relax.

Reads for When Autumn Leaves | Books for Dudes

red

Brown’s Red Rising, Capp’s easy cookbook, conspiracy to murder the Queen, vanished men from World War II, and more

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