Readers Services

Fathers' Fiction

A selection of books about fathers in fiction and true stories of all kinds of dads.

Fiction
Title Author Call Number
Infidelity for First-time Fathers Mark Barrowcliffe FIC Bar
Belmondo Style Adam Berlin FIC Ber
The Truth About Celia Kevin Brockmeier FIC Bro
Genesis Jim Crace FIC Cra
Perfect Skin Nick Earls FIC Ear
Scooter Mick Foley FIC Fol
Daughter Mine Herbert Gold FIC Gol
Breaking Her Fall Stephen Goodwin FIC Goo
Donor Boy Brendan Halpin FIC Hal
Until I Find You John Irving FIC Irv
Smoking Poppy Graham Joyce FIC Joy
The Best a Man Can Get John O'Farrell FIC O'Fa
In the Province of Saints Thomas O'Malley FIC O'Ma
Little Children Tom Perotta FIC Per
Man and Boy Tony Parsons FIC Par
The Risk Pool Richard Russo FIC Rus
A Thousand Acres Jane Smiley FIC Smi
A Father's Affair Karel Glastra van Loon FIC van
Big Fish Daniel Wallace FIC Wal
African American Collection
Title Author Call Number
The Emperor of Ocean Park Stephen L. Carter AAC Car
Romance
Title Author Call Number
The Daddy Clock Judy Markey ROM Mar
Graphic Novels
Title Author Call Number
The Road to Perdition Max Allan Collins GN Col
Mystery
Title Author Call Number
Closing Time Jim Fusilli MYS Fus
Matchstick Men Eric Garcia MYS Gar
Single and Single John LeCarre MYS LeC
Breakfast at Madeleine's Matt Witten MYS Wit
Horror
Title Author Call Number
Life Expectancy Dean Koontz HOR Koo
Vamped: A Novel David Sosnowski HOR Sos
Fantasy
Title Author Call Number
The Iron Tree Cecilia Dart-Thornton FAN Dar
Anansi Boys Neil Gaiman FAN Gai
Science Fiction
Title Author Call Number
Frek and the Elixir Rudy v.B. Rucker FAN Ruc
Nonfiction
Title Author Call Number
Fatherhood Bill Cosby 306.874 C
The Velveteen Father Jesse Green 306.874 G
Renovations John Marchese 306.874 M
First and Last Seasons Dan McGraw 306.874 M
Believing It All Marc Parent 306.874 P
Two of Us Peter Smith 306.874 S
The Uncle Book Jesse Cogan 306.87 C
8 Simple Rules... W. Bruce Cameron 814.6 C
Family Man Calvin Trillin 814.54 T
Big Russ and Me Tim Russert 92 Rus
Paris to the Moon Adam Gopnik 944.36 G

Compiled by the APL Readers Services Department -- June 2006

Last updated: September 12, 2014
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