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Big Bad Wolf is back with more motoring books

Check out the titles as well as their price tags

This book fair is in Manila until March 4th. PHOTO BY VERNON B. SARNE

Remember Big Bad Wolf, the Malaysian book fair that had a Manila stop last year? Well, it’s back at the same venue (World Trade Center in Pasay City) and once again open 24 hours until March 4. And yes, it still offers huge discounts on a wide variety of books—50% to 90%, according to the organizers.

We went for a visit the other night and saw that there were more motoring reading materials available to erudite petrolheads.

There are more tables dedicated to car books. PHOTOS BY VERNON B. SARNE

Many of the car books we saw last year are still present in the Transportation section of this year’s Big Bad Wolf event, and we won’t share these with you here anymore. If you want to see them, refer to our past article. Below, meanwhile, are the new car/motorcycle/bicycle titles we came across during our recent visit (“new” meaning new to our eyes, not necessarily newly published). Get them while you can.

'Million Dollar Classics: The World's Most Expensive Dream Cars.' P680
'Legendary American Automobiles.' P780
'Fast Cars: Discover The World's Fastest Supercars.' P350
'The All-American Muscle Car.' P290
'Britain's Favourite Cars Of The Decades.' P480
'Cars In Cuba You Should See Before They Die.' P580
'Cars That Rock (With Brian Johnson).' P480
'Car: The Evolution Of The Automobile.' P580
'The Life Of The Automobile: The Complete History Of The Motor Car.' P580
'Land Rover Experience Tour (To The Top Of The World).' P1,250
'Team Lotus In Formula 1.' P870
'Car Design America: Myths, Brands, People.' P1,150
'Car Design Europe: Myths, Brands, People.' P1,150
'Forghieri On Ferrari (1947 To The Present).' P1,250
'Art Of The Race.' P480
'Engines Of Change: A History Of The American Dream In Fifteen Cars.' P290
'Rolls-Royce: The Magic Of A Name.' P230
'Go Faster: The Graphic Design Of Racing Cars.' P350
'The Art Of Cars 2.' P480
'Haynes Owner's Workshop Manual: Ferrari 512 S/M.' P480
'Haynes Owner's Workshop Manual: Marvel Vehicles.' P390
'The Ultimate Guide To Muscle Cars: America's Greatest Driving Experience.' P580
'Ultimate Harley-Davidson.' P780
'BMW Racing Motorcycles: The Mastery Of Speed.' P290
'Ducati 999 Testastretta: Birth Of A Legend.' P780
'100 Best Bikes. P290
'Cyclopedia: It's All About The Bike.' P230
'Custom Bicycles: A Passionate Pursuit.' P580
'Racing Bicycles: 100 Years Of Steel.' P580
'Pedestrian Zones: Car-Free Urban Spaces.' P680


Vernon B. Sarne

Vernon is the founder and editor-in-chief of VISOR. He has been an automotive journalist for 24 years. He became one by serendipity, walking into the office of a small publishing company and applying for a position he had no idea was for a local car magazine. The rest, as they say, is rock and roll. He writes the column ‘Spoiler’.



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