Best Books for Men Category

    How to Make a Spaceship at werd.com

    How to Make a Spaceship

    The ambitious race to build and launch a manned civilian spacecraft is one of the great entrepreneurial undertakings of our time. This book tells the story of SpaceShipOne—the first-ever commercial spacecraft, funded by billionaire Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen—and a group of visionaries’ obsessive pursuit to realize a private space program

    A Vulgar Display of Pantera at werd.com

    A Vulgar Display of Pantera

    The infamous Texas-based metal band Pantera imploded long before legendary guitarist Dimebag Darrell was shot by a deranged gunman at a 2004 show in Ohio. A decade earlier they were the kings of underground metal who became mega-stars overnight with the release of Far Beyond Driven—which debuted at #1 on the Billboard charts. This is the first-ever authorized visual history of one of the most important metal bands of all time.

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    Pool Party

    Pool Party contains more than 100 iconic and unpublished photos of the parties & poolside social scene at bon vivant Johnny Pigozzi’s swimming pool in Antibes, France. Movie stars, supermodels, artists & rock stars were all there & all photographed. Mick Jagger, Naomi Campbell, Uma Thurman & scores more getting loose at Pigozzi’s infamous blue pool at Villa Dorane.

    An Unsung Hero: Tom Crean – Antarctic Survivor at werd.com

    An Unsung Hero: Tom Crean – Antarctic Survivor

    Legendary adventurer Sir Edmund Hillary described Irish explorer Tom Crean as “a great man of immense strength and endurance and afraid of very little.” Indeed. At 15, Crean ran away from home for a life at sea and went on to play a key role in the Antarctic Expedition. He spent more time at the South Pole than Robert Scott or Ernest Shackleton & he survived to collect 3 Polar medals from the UK royal crown.

    I Am Brian Wilson: A Memoir at werd.com

    I Am Brian Wilson: A Memoir

    He never surfed but re-wrote the book on pop music with the Beach Boys. With fame came mental illness, the drugs, & the booze. His years as a deranged & reclusive “genius” alone in his Bel Air mansion. Eventually, there comes redemption. All this and a lot more of the story is revealed in the forthcoming Brian Wilson memoir.

    Atlas Obscura at werd.com

    Atlas Obscura

    There are tourists and then, there are explorers. This forthcoming guidebook is definitely for the latter. Atlas Obscura celebrates over 600 of the strangest and most curious places in the world. From architectural & environmental marvels like the Stalacpipe Organ in Virginia to the M.C. Escher-like stepwells in India, to weird museums, & cultural events—like the baby jumping festival in Spain. Open it to any page and expect the unexpected.

    Who Shot Sports: A Photographic History, 1843 to the Present at werd.com

    Who Shot Sports: A Photographic History, 1843 to the Present

    From the creator of Who Shot Rock & Roll, Gail Buckland, comes another ambitious and expansive visual history. Who Shot Sports: A Photographic History, 1843 to the Present brings together over 165 photographers and many of sports’ most iconic images: Bobby Orr, Jackie Robinson, Muhammad Ali, Mark Spitz & scores more. It’s a 344-page hardcover with detailed insights on the athletes, photographers and history.

    Born to Run by Bruce Springsteen at werd.com

    Born to Run by Bruce Springsteen

    Written over the past 7 years, Bruce Springsteen’s new autobiography covers the musician’s entire life. From growing up Catholic in Freehold, New Jersey to the personal struggles that inspired his best work, this is a definitive portrait of one of America’s most enduring musical talents.

    The 420 Gourmet at werd.com

    The 420 Gourmet

    Cannabis cuisine has long since moved beyond brownies & space cookies. This book will show how to make incredible edibles you never imagined. Despite his stony moniker, JeffThe420Chef takes cannabis cooking seriously. This book offers recipes for brunch and small plates to salads and gourmet dinners—and features gluten-free, vegetarian, vegan, and kosher options. It also provides crucial info and guidelines for safe dosing.

    The Drive: Custom Cars and Their Builders at werd.com

    The Drive: Custom Cars and Their Builders

    Filled with custom cars designed and built by a small number of specialists from around the globe, this 256-page hardcover photo book showcases cars & builders united by a common goal: to create the ultimate driving machine. Spanning everything from early hot rods to modern tuners to low riders & more, it details the characters & the culture behind all kinds of custom cars.

    Seinfeldia: How a Show About Nothing Changed Everything at werd.com

    Seinfeldia: How a Show About Nothing Changed Everything

    If a show about nothing can change everything, maybe a book about a show about nothing is a good idea, too. Seinfeldia is a funny, behind-the-scenes look at how Jerry Seinfeld & Larry David went out for coffee & dreamed up the show that would change television forever. The book is a celebration of both the creators and the fans of this unlikely TV phenomenon.

    Dark Night: A True Batman Story at werd.com

    Dark Night: A True Batman Story

    Dark Night: A True Batman Story is an original graphic novel by famed 90s Batman writer Paul Dini. At the peak of his career, while walking home one night, Dini was attacked and savagely beaten. Almost to death. This story is an autobiography of his long, painful and at times, very dark recovery. Art by Eduardo Risso.