Archive for Author 'Sabu Advani', only excerpts shown, click title for full entry.
by Gary D Doyle
The German artist Carlo Demand (1921–2000) illustrated more books than any other artist, yet his name is not nearly as well known as that of many of his contemporaries or as the quality of his work would indicate.
by Chris Lefteri
The world as you know it is not quite as you know it—the finished products you handle every day are full of surprises as to how they’re made.
by Roy Smith
“Everyone” knows that Porsche makes serious race cars—but even Porsche geeks will surely not know just how many other makes and teams used Porsche motors and know-how to better their own fortunes, often enough in competition against the provider.
by Andreas Braun
A year before this book came out, BMW i became the “official mobility partner” of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. Why? BMW wants to win hearts and minds—the future isn’t here yet, its shape not yet locked in, and it involves a whole lot more than dreaming up sleek cars.
by Erik Simonsen
“Too many cooks spoil the broth” . . . this book puts the blame for pulling the plug on seemingly viable aviation projects on hapless bureaucrats who keep the military from doing its thing. But it ain’t that easy . . .
by Mario Donnini
You don’t have to have a space age $40,000 F1 steering wheel in your car to appreciate that Momo must be something big. They are, and in ways that may surprise. This anniversary tribute looks to the past and to the future.
by Christof Vieweg
This book won’t tell you where the 12 nondescript buildings are in which Mercedes-Benz stores its collection of over a thousand cars (!) but it shows you what’s in them. Your calculator will melt down trying to keep up with the tab!
by Gordon Kirby
He cut his teeth working on a private Indy entry cobbled together in a backyard garage and rose to run some of the big-league outfits of his day. An important book about an important man.
by Bill Rose
Never mind the names—Flapjack, Foo Fighter, Flying Top, Umbrellaplane—this interesting book is not about space aliens but actual man-made stuff that flew, or might have.
by Bohumír Kudlička
The Czechs built German aircraft. Surprised? There’s much to be surprised at in this interesting little book!
by Wolfgang Scheller and Thomas Pollak
The legendary Mercedes engineer was a hands-on wrencher and a good enough driver to embarrass professional shoes. He valued teamwork and hated blowing his own horn—which is why this is the first-ever comprehensive biography.
by David Blumlein
Who’d have thunk that this category of Brooklands racing had never before been fully written up? This small book is remarkable in every way.