Automotive Books

I´ve written several automotive titles, and hope that there is something here that you’ll enjoy. I have provided a link to each publisher's web site and you can buy them direct from there. Most are also available from Amazon, eBay, Barnes & Noble, Autobooks bookstore in Burbank, California. Thanks!

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BULLITT: The Cars and the People Behind Steve McQueen

A once and for all deep dive into the making of this McQueen classic, the cars, and ultimate chase scene: the original book, the screenplay, the cast, the locations, the stunts, and celebrating more than 50 years of this now cult film.  Available from, my favorite Autobooks-Aerobooks bookstore in Burbank, CA, or of course on

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Hot Rod Empire

The late Margie and Robert E. Petersen were epic people.  Mr. Petersen was the founder of HOT ROD magazine, and did a lot to support the birth and growth of the hot rodding phenom in the late 1940s, 50s and 60s.  With that came Petersen Publishing Company, and fleet of popular enthusiast titles.  The Petersens over time […]

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Isky, The Ed Iskenderian Story

Isky, The Ed Iskenderian Story.  I’m honored and proud to have spent nearly a year, often face to face, with the world famous Camfather, hearing his story, quips and quotes first hand, and fashioning this biography about him, and the birth and microcosm of the speed parts and hot rodding industries and hobbies.  You can […]

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McQueen’s Motorcycles: Racing and Riding with the King of Cool

Steve McQueen was every bit as legit as a motorcycle rider, racer, and collector as he was all those things with cars.  This new hardcover volume details his early days and early bikes, and his run for the US team in the 1964 International Six Day Trial, his magnificent stunt riding in the movie The Great Escape, and […]

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James Garner’s Motoring Life

Grand Prix the Movie, Baja, The Rockford Files, and More

Forward by Bob Bondurant

2014, CarTech Books, Hardbound, 154 pages, 150+ photos

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My First Car

2011, Motorbooks, Hardbound, 224 pages

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365 Cars You Must Drive

Co-authored with John Matras; Foreword by Dan Gurney
2006, Motorbooks, Softbound, 320 pages, 400+ photos

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2003, Motorbooks, Softbound, 96 pages, 150+ photos

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Jaguar E-Type

1995, Motorbooks, Softbound, 128 pages, 150+ photos