Notable: Good reads for great dads



Good reads for great dads

With Father's Day coming up, here are three books that might make good gifts.

Captain America vs. Iron Man: Freedom, Security, Psychology (Sterling), edited by Travis Langley, with a foreword by Stan Lee, gathers essays (written pre-Hydra revelation) by psychologists, scholars, journalists and other fans about the contrasts between the Marvel superheroes.

Grand Adventures (HarperCollins) by Alastair Humphreys, National Geographic's 2012 Adventurer of the Year, offers advice from all kinds of travelers on how to imagine your own epic adventure — and then make it happen.

No Better Friend: One Man, One Dog, and Their Extraordinary Story of Courage and Survival in WWII (Back Bay Books) by Robert Weintraub is the amazing true story of an intrepid pointer named Judy and the British flight technician who bonded with her in a POW camp in the South Pacific.

Colette Bancroft, Times book editor