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Barack Obama’s Father: Not Amazing
8 years ago

Barack Obama’s Father: Not Amazing

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NPR, purveyor of all dry news, put a story up today about Sally H. Jacobs new book: a biography of Barack Obama Sr., entitled “The Other Barack: The Bold …
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Review & Giveaway: ‘Go the F**k to Sleep’ by Adam Mansbach
8 years ago

Review & Giveaway: ‘Go the F**k to Sleep’ by Adam Mansbach

One of the most exciting books to come out in awhile has got to be Adam Mansbach’s book, “Go the F**k to Sleep,” which came out this week – just in time for Father’s Day. Styled like a children’s story, this tale of a father’s frustration with his daughter’s bedtime routine perfectly crystallizes what every father surely feels as they tuck the blankets, kiss their kid’s cheek one last time, and turn the light out, slinking into the hallway, whispering “no whammy no whammy no whammy.”

As you can tell, this book speaks directly to me.

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Review: ‘Man With a Pan’ by John Donohue
8 years ago

Review: ‘Man With a Pan’ by John Donohue

Back in February, we shoveled you over to a Time interview with John Donohue, the “Stay at Stove Dad.” Donohue’s back with a book out that’s a great read for kitchen-savvy fathers, called “Man With a Pan.” I don’t want to tell you how to live your life, but if your dad’s into cooking, this would be a great Father’s Day gift.

John was nice enough to send a copy out to 8BitDad, and unfortunately, reading it took me longer than expected. I was planning on giving it a skim and letting you guys know it was a “wonderful jaunt through food and fatherhood.” But then I started reading it and, well hell, if this book isn’t one of the most easy-to-read, interesting fatherhood AND food books, I don’t know what is.

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A storybook that says what we all feel
8 years ago

A storybook that says what we all feel

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Adam Mansbach’s forthcoming storybook is decidedly not for kids. It articulates the feelings of frustration that every parent experiences when their young child refuses to go to sleep, with …
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