For Father's Day, one of these books about famous men might make a great gift.
Churchill and Orwell: The Fight for Freedom (Penguin Press) by Thomas Ricks is the bestselling author's dual biography of statesman Winston Churchill and author George Orwell, who both dedicated their lives to the fight against authoritarianism.
I Can't Make This Up: Life Lessons (37Ink/Atria) by Kevin Hart is the actor and comedian's irreverent memoir about his journey from a tough childhood to the heights of success and stardom, and the attitude that got him there.
Papi: My Story (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt) by David Ortiz with Michael Holley is a memoir by the Red Sox legend, who just retired at age 40: his childhood in the Dominican Republic, his record-setting career and his inspiring relationship with the fans and the city of Boston.
Colette Bancroft, Times book editor