My Car Quest

May 29, 2020

How the Book, “SHELBY: The Man, The Cars The Legend” Came to Be….

Many car books come on the market each year. This is the story of how an author became obsessed with one race driver and the cars he created and who covered the same subject in two different books written 30 years apart… … [Read more...]

Tom Wolfe: RIP – A Great American Writer

by Wallace Wyss - Tom Wolfe died, at age 88, a few days ago. He will be remembered in car collecting circles for his lively writing about cars, though cars were actually never his main interest; I would say it was art. He was a Yale … [Read more...]

An Open Letter To Tom Wolfe

Cruisin…Kalifornia style by Wallace Wyss - Hey, Tom, remember when we had that conversation, what, back half a century ago? Oh, for those who don’t know who Tom is, many years ago, maybe 50, Tom Wolfe, an erudite New York City writer … [Read more...]