Book Recommendations - Best Books of 2010 for Men
GiftLit announces our choices for the Best Books of 2010 for Men that includes ground breaking nonfiction and intriguing fiction from award-winning authors.
Best Books of 2010 for Men
War by Sebastian Junger – In this riveting combat narrative, bestselling author Junger follows a single platoon through a 15-month tour of duty in the most dangerous outpost in Afghanistan and examines the mind-set, the boredom and the challenges that soldiers face living on the "tip of the spear" and returning the civilian life. Get more book recommendations for men.
The Last Boy: Mickey Mantle and the End of America's Childhood by Jane Leavy – This masterful sports biography explores the life of Mickey Mantle from his start in the mines of Oklahoma to center stage at Yankee Stadium and through his tragic descent into alcoholism. Get more book recommendations for men.
The Lonely Polygamist by Brady Udall – Udall's beautifully written and ultimately redemption novel is a tragicomic story of a polygamist father of 28 children who is having the mother of all midlife crises. Get more book recommendations for men.
Matterhorn: A Novel of the Vietnam War by Karl Marlantes – This brilliant and unforgettable war epic, written by a decorated Marine over the course of thirty years, tells the story of a young lieutenant and his comrades who are dropped into the Vietnam jungle to face the horrors and heroism of war. Get more book recommendations for men.
The Tiger: A True Story of Vengeance and Survival by John Vaillant – An unforgettable true account of the gripping hunt for a man-eating Amur, or Siberian, tiger across Russia's Far East, this story engages readers on political, socioeconomic, and conservation fronts. Get more book recommendations for men.
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