Carter Beats the Devil: President Harding! Beautiful blind women! FBI agents on the loose! What's not to like?
Super Freakonomics: Your Dad loved the first one so much...and the podcast is so awesome. And, bonus: your dad sells life insurance! This will show him how to break into the giant untapped market of suicide bombers.
Doesn't it warm your heart to buy a book published by McSweeneys? It warms mine. And I really enjoy that feeling around Christmas.