Got Mad Respect & Love for My Great Daddies!

Apparently it is not only I who is fortunate enough to have a bevy of Fatherhood tales to tell. But rather than repeat myself here, here, and here (previously posted pieces on my great love for men, fathers, and my father specifically), enjoy an updated book list below of my all-time highly recommended favorite Father’s Day reads.

Books written by Fathers about Fatherhood

REGGIE: You Can't Change Your Past, but You Can Change Your Future by Reggie Dabbs
The Kitchen Sink Papers: My Life as a Househusband by Mike McGrady | Memoir
Crawling: A Father's First Year by Elisha Cooper | Memoir
A Hamster is Missing in Washington, DC by Ed Spivey Jr. | Memoir
Family Matters And More: Stories Of My Life In Soviet Russia by Sol Tetelbaum | Memoir
I Didn’t Ask to Be Born by Bill Cosby | Memoir
Sh*t My Dad Says by Justin Halpern | Memoir
Life On the Color Line: The True Story of a White Boy Who Discovered He Was Black by Gregory Howard Williams | Memoir

Books written by Fathers containing a strong Fatherhood theme

The Wrong Answer Faster by Michael Goodkin | Memoir
Healing After Dark: Pioneering Compassionate Medicine at the Boston Evening Clinic by Morris A. Cohen
In Black In White by LT Woody | Memoir
Maybe You Never Cry Again by Bernie Mac, Pablo F. Fenjves | Autobiography
Life Is So Good by George Dawson, Richard Glaubman | Autobiography
Just Waiting for the Bell by David Wehmeyer | Memoir

Books written by Daughters about Fatherhood

Brother, I'm Dying by Edwidge Danticat | Memoir
Hippie Boy: A Girl's Story by Ingrid Ricks | Memoir
I'm Down by Mishna Wolff | Memoir

"It's not the quantity of time a father devotes to his children,
but the Quality of Time.
I'm fortunate my father gave both!"

Happy Father’s Day!


  1. Thanks for the list. I've added Maybe You Never Cry Again and The Kitchen Sink Papers to my TBR list.

    1. Aw Lidy, no doubt you'll enjoy them... or any of the others I've listed;-)


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