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Good and nerdy books to give your dad this Father's Day

Pretty pictures, extra-terrestrials, and doomsday scenarios.

Book 'em.

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Father's Day is coming up fast, so let's cut to the chase: here are some last-minute book gifts for dads that love to read. See also: dads that love beer. Or sharks. Or mass extinctions, for some reason. But I digress. Read on.

"In 2000, American beers were uniformly thin and bland when Sam [Calagione–founder of Dogfish Head brewery] and I

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