In response to Peter’s post here is my recent reading list
L.J.K. Setright: Drive On! : A Social History of the Motor Car "We need a book to show us - especially those of us too young to remember - what good and evil things have been done to, with, for, and by, the motor car. I would like this to be a book that the enthusiast for motoring can read with pleasure, the critic with growing understanding, the historian with some surprise, and the scholar with satisfaction." L.J.K. Setright IT IS
Bobby Henderson: The Gospel of the Flying Spaghetti Monster Still to read this one but it's on the "to read list"
Imagineers: Walt Disney Imagineering : A Behind the Dreams Look At Making the Magic Real A peek at the work done to create Disney theme parks. Packed with stunning design drawings which are works of art.
Phil Llewellin: The Road to Muckle Flugga: Great Drives in Five Continents A collection of stories by one of the finest writers I've ever read. Phil Llewellin happened to write about transport, for CAR Magazine (U.K.) among others, but his articles were captivating as they were more about his impressions of the country and the characters he met along the way than the vehicle he was travelling in. These are the best.
Jim Smith & Malcolm Mcconnell: The Last Mission: The Secret History of World War II's Final Battle Fascinating story about the end of the Pacific war and events leading up to the Japanese surrender. Jim Smith was a WWII B-29 radio operator and military historian Malcolm McConnell adds historical background to present a balanced view of the final days of the war & the Japanese surrender that nearly didn't happen.
The Cancer Code: Mike and Bettina Jetter with Hobart Swan The Mindjet story. See this post RobiNZ CAD Blog: Visiting Mindjet (MindManager) for details.