I’m a big fan of giving books as presents. First of all, they show the person that you’re gifting that you consider them smart and literary. Second, they make you look like the kind of intelligent young person that forgoes the traditional in order to take the risky gambit that someone will look up at you and go “What the hell is this? A book? Fer learnin’? Phoey!”
So here’s our recommendations for what books to get this holiday season.