So I’ll say from the outset that the above image is going to make no sense to you unless you’ve read The Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy by Douglas Adams, if you haven’t read the book, go grab a copy and then come back when you’re ready.
This book – “The Zombie Survival Guide: Complete Protection from the Living Dead” is a modern classic of sorts, its author is Max Brooks, the son of comedy legend Mel Brooks. Max is also a staff writer at Saturday Night Live and he’s the man who wrote the screenplay for Brad Pitt’s latest feature film, World War Z.
There are many great reasons for keeping an illicit stash of grandpa’s cough medicine around the house, though being married is probably the most obvious. This book, titled “The Book Of Answers” contains a 6oz stainless steel flask and has a magnetic backing, so the flask remains firmly in place.
The Essential Guide to Motorcycle Travel is a highly acclaimed motorcycle touring guide book by Dale Coyner, it comes widely recommended and I’d strongly suggest grabbing a copy if you have any plans to spend some of your summer going cross country on two wheels.
US Army Field Manuals are well-known and highly respected by campers, soldiers, survivalists, hikers and “preppers” – there are over 600 different books in total so the team at Best Made collected the top 3 and created a set that can be bought via their website for $22 USD. That seems like a pretty good deal considering the fact that if you ever find yourself actually needing them, money will likely only be useful to you as kindling.
The BookBook MacBook Pro Case solves 2 dilemmas at once, firstly, the issue of laptop theft is muted because no one in their right mind steals old books. Well, except for Nicholas Cage in those dreadful, wanna-be-Indiana-Jones movies.
The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy has been made into a book, a radio play, a television series and a movie or two. It was written by the staggeringly gifted Douglas Adams and has become one of the most oft-quoted works of literature outside of Shakespeare.
This is the Saturn V Flight Manual used by astronaut and Lunar Module pilot Edgar Mitchell during the Apollo 14 program, Mitchell was just the 6th man to walk on the moon and spent 9 hours in the Fra Mauro Highlands region on February the 6th 1971.
Bartitsu: The Lost Martial Art of Sherlock Holmes is a book that holds significant fascination for me, it’s the true history of a Victorian era martial art called “Bartitisu” after it’s founder, E. W. Barton-Wright.
The Art Of Fixing Things is the kind of book we all need sitting on our bookshelves, it covers everything from repairing cars, household appliances, garden machines, farm equipment and doing home improvements and it’s described as “a resource for smart people who have never had the opportunity to learn the basics of tool use, maintenance and repairs”.
All the touch screens in the world will never manage to capture the sensation of writing on paper, though in many respects it’s a dying art. These beautiful leather bound journals are each handmade by Julie Boyles in Indiana
The Limit: Life and Death on the 1961 Grand Prix Circuit tells the story of Phil Hill, the first American to win a Formula 1 race and still remembered as one of the all time greats, it’s a blazing read and a solid page turner. As the list of 5 star Amazon reviews can attest, this isn’t just my opinion, if you’ve been looking for a good read bit the link below and let me know what you think when you’ve read it.