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Jeep Cherokee XJ Performance Upgrades: 1984-2001

by Eric Zappe

Eric Zappe guides you through each stage of an Jeep XJ build to upgrade it to a capable off-road performer.


Dutch East India Company Shipbuilding

by Wendy van Duivenvoorde & Jeremy Green

Eight months into its maiden voyage to the Indies, the Dutch East India Company’s Batavia sank on June 4, 1629 on Morning Reef in the Houtman Abrolhos off the western coast of Australia.

Wendy van Duivenvoorde’s...


Three Kinds of Motion: Kerouac, Pollock, and the Making of American Highways

by Riley Hanick

Book-length essay chronicles Jackson Pollock, Jack Kerouac, and the origin of America’s highway system.


Evel Incarnate

by Steve Mandich

He was not a rock’n’roll star, cartoon character, religious figure, professional wrestler, writer, or politician. Nor was he famous for being an artist, comic book superhero, television personality, or movie...


Lusitania

by Greg King & Penny Wilson

On the 100th Anniversary of its sinking, King and Wilson tell the story of the Lusitania's glamorous passengers and the torpedo that ended an era and prompted the US entry into World War I.

Lusitania: She was...


Malaysia Airlines Flight 370: Why It Disappeared¿and Why It's Only a Matter of Time Before This Happens Again

by David Soucie

On March 8, 2014, Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 loaded 239 people on board and took off for what should have been a six-hour flight. It never made it—and it’s still missing. It’s been a year since Malaysia...


Someone Is Hiding Something: What Happened to Malaysia Airlines Flight 370?

by Richard Belzer, George Noory & David Wayne

A year after the disappearance and commencement of the international search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, no sign of the plane has been found—no debris, no bodies, no sign of the much-talked-about black...


The Origins of the Lost Fleet of the Mongol Empire

by Randall James Sasaki

In The Origins of the Lost Fleet of the Mongol Empire, Randall Sasaki provides a starting point for understanding the technology of the failed Mongol invasion of Japan in 1281 CE, as well as the history of shipbuilding...


Flight Lessons 1: Basic Flight: How Eddie Learned the Meaning of it All

by James A Albright, Chris Manno & Chris Parker

Flight Lessons is a collection of hundreds of professional pilot procedures and techniques. Volume One, Basic Flight, includes the first 30 such lessons as they were learned by Eddie, the author's alter ego,...


A Practical Guide to the Rules of the Road: For OOW, Chief Mate and Master Students

by Farhan Saeed

A self-teaching aid that covers International regulations for preventing collision at sea 1972 (Colregs) or Rules of the Road, including navigation lights and related situations that could be asked within the...


Queen Bess: Daredevil Aviator

by Doris L. Rich

Here is the brief but intense life of Bessie Coleman, America's first African American woman aviator. Born in 1892 in Atlanta, Texas, she became known as “Queen Bess,” a barnstormer and flying-circus performer...


How to Convert your Volkswagen T4/T5 into a Camper Van

by Lawrence Butcher

The ultimate guide to converting your Volkswagen T4 or T5 into a camper van, at home or in the workshop. With step-by-step instructions and photography throughout, this book clearly demonstrates how to safely...


Ferrari 308, 328 and 348

by Robert Foskett

Ferrari 308, 328 and 348 traces the complete story of the four models of Ferrari's V8-powered sports cars between 1973 and 1995 - the cars that broke Ferrari out of the V6 and V12 moulds, with the V8 becoming...


Railways Through the Vale of the White Horse

by Adrian Vaughan

This commemorative history of the railways of the beautiful Oxfordshire district 'Vale of the White Horse', running twenty-seven miles from Steventon to Wootton Bassett, covers the route from the opening in...


Chevy Big Blocks: How to Build Max Performance on a Budget

by David Vizard

David Vizard elevates big-block Chevy engine building by showing how to build extreme high-performance engines without breaking the bank.


Railway Architecture

by Bill Fawcett

A guide to the architecture that gives British railways their identity, from stations to signal boxes.Roots of Britain's railways lie in the wooden-railed colliery wagonways of around 1600, but it was almost...


The Great Race: The Global Quest for the Car of the Future

by Levi Tillemann

The Great Race recounts the story of a century-long battle between automakers for market share, profit, and technological dominance—and a race to build the car of the future.

The world’s great manufacturing...


Bird Strike: The Crash of the Boston Electra

by Michael N. Kalafatas

An intriguing and thoughtful investigation of New England’s first major air disaster, caused by a massive bird strike, a half-century ago


Trials and Errors

by Mike Brooke

Following his success as a Cold War Canberra pilot, Mike Brooke was dispatched to become a flying instructor at the Central Flying School in the 1970s. Following this interesting career spell, he moved on to...


Pickups A Love Story: Pickup Trucks, Their Owners, Theirs Stories

by Howard Zehr

          This book takes you straight inside that mystical bond between a man and his truck, a woman and her truck. Photographer Howard Zehr has captured these passionate connections in striking images...