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.
NORMAN MAILER: A DOUBLE LIFE
"Detailed and anecdotal without being gossipy (a yarn concerning a nicotine-addicted cat notwithstanding) and a must-read for students and admirers of Mailer's work."
Appropriately sprawling biography of the larger-than-life writer, brawler, provocateur and bon vivant. Read full book review >