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Books: Cars: Freedom Style Sex Power Motion Colour Everything Sources are eclectic, results mixed, but one thing is certain: car design is being forced up an ever tightening spiral of creativity. Buy it here: Amazon Monday, April 6th, Editor's Picks Brick Flip Clock The classic vintage flip clock, reinvented and redesigned, made from a stainless steel case and a precision machine. O'Rourke reviews a book about cars called, "Cars". Jonny Lieberman. The holidays are almost here and your gearhead loved ones need presents.
But what to get them?
Well, we like tools. Gloves to protect us from grease, too.
Oh, and we love models of cars. Of course most spouses we know don't really want tools, gloves or small cars sitting on the coffee table. So what about a nice book?
You're in luck, as there are lots of books about cars, usually filled with lovely pictures that look totally fabulous when displayed proudly in the living room says us. Speaking of books, one of our favorite authors, P.
If you don't know, O'Rourke is one of our favorite authors because he refuses to pull punches. Like this, "Buy this book, but don't read it.
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