Archive for Author 'Sabu Advani', only excerpts shown, click title for full entry.
by Steve Markman & Bill Holder
This book was the first to introduce to the general public some of those aircraft that were hardly known outside the professional community of aircraft developers and testers. Not the headline-grabbing experimental planes but the workhorses that test everything from the durability of paint to new science.
by Rorke Bryan
“Getting there is half the fun”—not in this case. And when and if you do, fun takes a back seat to survival. And then you have to make it back out. Tragedies and triumphs. This book will make you shudder, and not just because it’s about the cold.
by Jan Hettler & Udo Klinkel
The famous German Nürburgring has a fierce reputation. You could check it out in your own car or even go out with a pro driver but you still wouldn’t know what it’s like to run a 1000 km endurance race. This book will tell you.
by Jürgen Lewandowski
How does the 912 fit into the larger scheme of Porsche model philosophy? In ways more finely nuanced and intentional than the literature normally records. The author’s name pretty much assures a solid book.
by Amanda Petrusich
The title comes from a sticker that was affixed by their original or early subsequent owner to some 78 rpm records eventually acquired by hardcore collectors: Do not sell at any price. This becomes a ready symbol for the fervor and obsession of the collectors found in the book.
by Gordon Eliot White
This family has been a moving force in US racing for over 70 years. About time someone told that story, and this author does it singularly well!
by Oliver Winterbottom
After a half century of design—and not only cars—there are stories to tell, insights to share, and a new generation to motivate. You may have never heard of Winterbottom but this book delivers.
by Graham Hull
A clever book by a clever man, a chief stylist at a blueblood automaker. Learn to look beyond the obvious and why even industry types sometimes/often “misunderstand” a car.
by Ranulf Rayner
Lovely paintings of that crucial event, that exact moment on which a race may have turned are accompanied by a lively history of the men and their “ladies” (the boats!) that vied for the “Auld Mug” over the last 150 years.
by Davide Bassoli
So important is the Continental name to Bentley that the firm chose it for it’s the newest models launched after VW bought the company. This excellent book explains what made them so special.
by David M. Cox
Would you be able to tell from the cover photo that this is a 22″-long model?? With thousands of parts, many fully functional? You do have to be a rocket scientist to build these things—or you have to know the fellow who wrote this book and can build yours.
by Karen Bush Gibson
Among the 26 flyers this book for young readers portrays are many unusual choices, but they are probably representative of the obstacles their gender had to contend with.