by Ira A. Hunt Jr.
This book was written by someone who was there—and is here reviewed by someone who was also there. And the two points of view could not be less similar, raising the eternal question: how can a reader who was not there know what is true?
by Gisbert L. Brunner & Christian Pfeiffer-Belli
Sure, smartphones tell time—but that’s not what the engineering marvels and artworks that are the mechanical wristwatch are about. This book showcases 18 makers and highlights of their work.
by Peter Pigott
All the various forms of transport used by British Royals over the years are discussed here, the idea being to gain a better understanding of them as people.
by Tony Dodgins, editor
The joys—and burdens—of wanting/needing to buy an annual motorsports book. Once you start, you really cannot sit out a year, can you?
by Jared A. Zichek
The cover car looks almost normal. Would it work? Well, step right in and see for yourself.
by John Close
Seven decades of racing ought to be good for some trivia! There’s plenty here, and not just trivial or utterly obscure factoids for giggles. Written by someone who’s been around the sport on the media side for a long time.
by Lorenzo Ardizio (editor)
This book accompanied the opening of the new Alfa Romeo “Time Machine” museum in 2015 and presents the history of the marque the way the museum does.
by Andreas K. Vetter
Tired of sticking the ole car into its little shed? Need some glam, make a statement, be hip? You’re not alone. This idea book is practical enough to include floor plans but, really, is more about the art of living with a car.
by Yefim Gordon, Dmitriy Komissarov, Vladimir Rigmant
This icon of Soviet national prestige did take to the skies before the Concorde but ended up having a much shorter service life. Of the few publications devoted specifically to this aircraft, this book is the most complete yet.
by Simon Moore
The third of three books about important prewar racing Alfas. Very thorough, very pricy, very much worth it. Even covers Alfa GP-engined powerboats.
by Phillip E. Sims
It was the most successful flying-boat airliner ever built, a majestic, beautiful aircraft. It made the world a smaller place and played a role in peace and war.
by Michael Köckritz
That this book comes with its own music (an actual record) is only one way in which it looks at motorbikes and the attending life/style in a fresh way.