The received wisdom about American book buying habits is that women buy (and presumably read) more books than men. But with so many great books published this year that feel tailor-made for male readers, giving a book or two to the men on your list is easy. Check out our guide to the best books from 2013 for men.
DUKE: A LIFE OF DUKE ELLINGTON
"Like most Ellington albums, Teachout's in-depth, well-researched, loving study of this American treasure is an instant classic."
With this exhaustive, engaging study of the greatest jazz composer of his era, Wall Street Journal drama critic Teachout solidifies his place as one of America's great music biographers. Read full book review >