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Valentine’s Day Gift Guide: For Him
Whoever said guys are simple didn’t have to buy a Valentine’s Day gift for one. Luckily, dear reader, you’ve got us. Here are some suggestions for your boyfriend on that oh-so-very-special day. By Alejandro Salinas
Comments () | Published January 22, 2009

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Where the Wild Things Are dolls ($14.99)
Everyone—girls and especially boys—loves Maurice Sendak’s Where the Wild Things Are, so rest assured he’ll love one of these character dolls‚ even if he doesn’t admit it. Plus, it’ll help him temporarily forget about the much-delayed film adaptation by Spike Jonze, which—let’s face it—might not be released for a while.

The Savage Detectives ($10.20, Amazon)
A search spanning continents in pursuit of a missing poet, told in first person accounts by a gamut of characters—man, late Chilean author Roberto Bolaño is cool. Trust us, your boyfriend will feel the same way.

Revel goatee tie ($23) SOLD OUT or silk knit necktie ($49.50)
Ties are hardly a groundbreaking gift, but there are some fun, modern alternatives to the old standby:
1. Skinny ties—such as this navy-blue silk one with a red pattern, which works both in and outside the office, or . . .


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