Archive for Items Categorized 'Youth and Young Adult (YA)', only excerpts shown, click title for full entry.
Porsche at Le Mans: 70 Years
by Glen Smale
Porsches have won Le Mans outright more times than any other marque, and for a very long, long time. This author has written about Porsche for a very long, long time so follow his lead with confidence.
The Vault of Horror
by Craig, Davis, Feldstein et al.
There are fans, historians, and academics who take comic books quite seriously. EC titles, especially from the early 1950s, have a long-standing, proliferating reputation for excellence among all of these. We take a look at a representative sample of available EC reprints as we toss our hats of commendation and recommendation into the ring.
by Henry Gregor Felsen
Hank Felson didn’t write only car books but this one, part of a rodding series, was his best seller: eight million copies over the years. See why.
Clive’s USA Road Trip
by David James Smitheram
Dave and Clive went on a trip . . . Dave being a British motorsports figure and Clive the Little Red Corvette he bought in California. Dave even went there to collect it in person which of course spells road trip. His little son was too small to go along so dad wrote him this book.
by Neal Bascomb
It’s not often that a book receives a special do-over to suit the interests of a specific market. Here, an adult book has been reconfigured for young adults, loosing nothing in the transition while gaining more photos!
by Daniel Cabart and Gautam Sen
The fastest cars in the world right when they came out (1919). Innovative. Good-looking. Other makers were inspired by them. Today: obscure. Now this monumental 920-page book is a most proper 100th anniversary present.
Never Stop Driving: A Better Life Behind the Wheel
by Larry Webster, Zach Bowman, Jack Baruth, Brett Berk
For anyone for whom the car is more than an appliance. Finding, owning, using, repairing, the fellowship of other car people—life is better with a car!
Museo Storico Alfa Romeo – The Catalogue
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.
Cuba’s Car Culture, Celebrating the Island’s Automotive Love Affair
by Tom Cotter and Bill Warner
By the 1950s Cuba had the highest per capita automotive purchasing of any Latin American country—and since the 1959 trade embargo its car-dependent population has shown the highest degree of ingenuity to keep these oldies on the road.
Classic Car Auction Yearbook 2013–2014
by Adolfo Orsi and Raffaele Gazzi
This is an annual volume that analyzes, reviews and reports on the year’s auction results from 17 automotive auction houses—nearly 90 events. But this book is far more than just a bunch of dry lists.
Classic Fighters Colouring Book
by Dariusz Grzywacz
Leaving aside the question of whether children should be coloring warplanes, this book offers 3-views and outlines of 15 aircraft, along with brief specs and a few words as to their purpose. There are worse ways to spend $5.50 . . .
The Man Who Built the Best Car in the World
by Brian Sewell, illustrated by Stefan Marjoram
The slender book, splendidly illustrated, offers the briefest of glimpses of the man behind the car, Henry Royce, whose high standards for everything he encountered propelled him into greatness and also into sickness.