The ultimate petrol heads almanac. Anyone who loves cars has a dream to own at least one of the most beautifully designed automobiles of all time. For many of us, sadly, it remains just a dream, so if you can’t own one the next best thing is looking at one. The Impossible Collection of Cars ($650) brings together the 100 most sublime cars to come out of the 20th century. Every luxury car on offer here, from Blitzen Benz from 1909 to a Porsche 993 Turbo S from 1997, has earned its place here through its revolutionary design, gorgeous lines and tead turning performance. We see the cars that were owned by iconic celebrities such as Elvis and Marilyn as well as those in private collections. A book you will go to bed and dream about.
Mark Laita has put together a spectacular book of snake photography called Serpentine ($39). Serpentines photographs span the beautiful and the dangerous in a collage of color and danger. Accompanying the photographs is an essay written by William T. Vollmann. The snakes covered in the book include such beauties as the black mamba, pit viper ...[Read More]