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The Atlas of Happiness

$16.85 from Amazon »

Looks like Denmark's Hygge concept has set off a trend. Now the Danes' methods aren't enough - we need a whole Atlas of Happiness to figure out The Global Secrets of How to Be Happy. Author Helen Russell delves into other...

Prep: The Essential College Cookbook

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Grads, you got into college, so Prep is assuming you can read. Or at least have really rich parents who can afford to bribe your way in. So in her new book Katie Sullivan Morford endeavors to teach you one of life's other...

A Dude's Guide to the Couch

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John Weiler wrote a book about me and my happy place. A Dude's Guide to the Couch: 70 amazing things you can do on your couch (aka dude's best friend), unlike my boss and wife, is all about encouraging me to stay in my...

Best. Movie. Year. Ever.

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Best. Movie. Year. Ever.: How 1999 Blew Up the Big Screen is culture writer Brian Raftery's tribute to and analysis of what he considers a year of the most visionary films in the history of American cinema. In terms fitting...

The Movie Kama Sutra

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The Movie Kama Sutra proffers a collection of creative (i.e., mostly impossible) sex positions "inspired by the most erotic moments in cinema history." Just when you thought they were running out of ideas for books, weird...

How to Stop Feeling So Damn Depressed

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How to Stop Feeling So Damn Depressed is for all the dudes out there looking to feel a little less Eeyore, a little more Tigger. In fact, psychologist Jonas Horwitz has written his No BS Guide specifically for men, and...

Loo-niversity

$9.90 from Amazon »

I mean, unless it's a bad day, Loo-niversity, I always leave the can feeling lighter and brighter, albeit not from having taken in one or more 50 easily digestible lessons about world history, literature, politics, and...

Inconsequential Dilemmas Flowchart Book

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Making minor decisions is one of my least favorite activities in life*, so Inconsequential Dilemmas: 45 Flowcharts For Life's Peskier Questions is like a gift from the Baby Jesus - or Santa Claus, or the Easter Bunny...

The Aviary Cocktail Book

$85 from Amazon »

Add The Aviary Cocktail Book to the list of the best coffee table books for men. The Aviary is a critically acclaimed Chicago cocktail bar owned by Grant Achatz, also the man behind Chicago's critically acclaimed restaurant...

The Bucket List: Places to Find Peace and Quiet

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Are feeling zen and achieving self-actualization on your bucket list? The Bucket List: Places to Find Peace and Quiet is a book filled with ideas for those who take a slightly different approach to the trendy method of...

Am I Dying?!: A Complete Guide to Your Symptoms

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Find out if you're dying, and have a laugh about it, with Am I Dying?!: A Complete Guide to Your Symptoms--and What to Do Next, a new "comprehensive, light-hearted resource for the hypochondriac in all of us." Written...

Living Off the Grid

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Living Off the Grid: What to Expect While Living the Life of Ultimate Freedom and Tranquility is author, speaker, and off-gridder Gary Collins' latest effort to teach others how to "unplug without sacrificing the joys...

The Field Guide to Dumb Birds of North America

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With his Field Guide to Dumb Birds of North America author Matt Kracht, well, takes a solid Kracht at convincing me to buy a book about a topic I'm otherwise uninterested in. Birds, bird watching, bird feeding, knowing...

250 Best Meals in a Mug

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I guess if I had to cook myself a meal, and I ran out of frozen meals, and Ramen meals, and cereal meals, I'd be interested in knowing how to make a meal in a mug. Bonus points to this cookbook for incorporating a microwave...

Star Wars: Women of the Galaxy

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Add Star Wars: Women of the Galaxy to my list of Valentine's Day gifts for her. Author Amy Ratcliffe explores sides Dark and Light, and all the female-driven galactic stories, in between in this collection of insights...

100 First Words for Little Geeks

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Any geeks out there planning to have a New Year's baby this year? Any geeks out there planning to make a New Year's baby this year? 100 First Words for Little Geeks is an alphabet book for the progeny of the Potterheads...

Conversation Casanova

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"What if you could turn any conversation from boring to 'sexual'?" Ahem, what, Conversation Casanova?! Who says the opposite of boring is sexual? And who's to say that the "boring" conversation going on is boring to the...

Perpetual Disappointments Diary

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Despite its name the Perpetual Disappointments Diary has made my day. The satirical journal and calendar / weekly planner from Asbury & Asbury serves as a charming and funny reminder, especially at this chaotic time of...

The World According to Tom Hanks

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If you need a gift for a man who's as great of a guy as Tom Hanks...or a gift for a man who you wish were as great of a guy as Tom Hanks, well hey, there's now a book about what a great guy Tom Hanks is! And any guy who...

Dude Crafts

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Dude Craft: The Man's Guide to Practical Projects, Backyard Ballistics, and Glorious Gags is author Mike Warren's collection of 50 "slightly twisted, but somehow useful" projects that will keep makers' fingers busy, and...

Fallout: The Vault Dweller's Official Cookbook

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Can you believe it? It took 9 Fallout game releases before they finally made a Vault Dweller's Official Cookbook. What were they thinking? That no one wants to mix up their own glasses of Nuka-Cola to keep alert during...

P Is for Pterodactyl: The Worst Alphabet Book Ever

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In P Is for Pterodactyl: The Worst Alphabet Book Ever, Raj Halder and Chris Carpenter take a jab or two (or 26) at the English language, pairing the letters of the alphabet with words that defy the typical intent of alphabet...

The Skeptics' Guide to the Universe

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Surprisingly, The Skeptics' Guide to the Universe is not for the conspiracy theorists and false flag wavers out there. Sorry, dudes. The book, from academic neurologist Steven Novella and his team of contributors, is...

Stephen Hawking's Brief Answers to the Big Questions

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Though 2018 brought the death of Stephen Hawking, it also brought us a terrific opportunity to reflect on what an exceptional man he was. However watered down the word has become, Hawking was a genius in its truest sense...