Audiobooks for Every Type of Dad

Dads are hard to shop for. We’ve taken the guesswork out of the equation and have a ready-to-go list of audiobooks that any dad will like.

For the dad who’s into history:

The Loyal Son

The dramatic story of Ben Franklin, the most lovable of America’s founding fathers, his illegitimate son, William, and the tragedy of their relationship during the American Revolution.
Listen to an excerpt THE LOYAL SON

For the dad who wants to laugh:

The Awkward Thoughts of W. Kamau Bell

You may know W. Kamau Bell from his Emmy-nominated show on CNN, United Shades of America. Or maybe you know his political-comedy writing from The New Yorker. In this humorous memoir, Bell talks about fatherhood, politics, marriage, superheroes, and everything in between.
Listen to an excerpt THE AWKWARD THOUGHTS OF W. KAMAU BELL

For the dad who is a sports fan:

Iron Ambition

Mike Tyson shares powerful life and leadership lessons he learned from Cus D’Amato—the legendary boxing trainer and Tyson’s adoptive father—including D’Amato’s fight against the mobsters who controlled boxing.
Listen to an excerpt IRON AMBITION

For the dad who can’t get enough true crime:

American Kingpin
Author: Nick Bilton
Read By: Will Damron

The unbelievable true story of Ross Ulbricht, the man who built the billion-dollar online drug empire the Silk Road from his bedroom. It’s a tale filled with twists and turns, lucky breaks, and close calls that will leave you stunned.
Listen to an excerpt AMERICAN KINGPIN

For the dad who’s a science fiction geek:

Waking Gods
Author: Sylvain Neuvel
Read By: Various

Sylvain Neuvel’s innovative series about human-alien contact takes another giant step forward in this sequel to his bestselling book Sleeping Giants.
Listen to an excerpt WAKING GODS

For the dad who enjoys a mystery:

Camino Island
Author: John Grisham
Read By: January LaVoy

Bruce Cable owns a popular bookstore in a sleepy town on Camino Island in Florida. Occasionally, he dabbles in the black market. Recently laid off from her teaching job, novelist Mercer Mann agrees to go undercover for a mysterious company to infiltrate Bruce’s circle of black-market cronies.
Listen to an excerpt CAMINO ISLAND

 

For more recommended listens for Dad, take a look at our Father’s Day Collection.