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The Harley-Davidson Book is Packed with Pictures at werd.com

The Harley-Davidson Book is Packed with Pictures

Packed with over 350 photos, The Harley-Davidson Book is a celebration of the iconic HD V-Twin engine—from it’s unmistakable sound to its sculptural lines and its ongoing evolution now more than 100 years since it was first developed. It’s a visual journey as much about the Milwaukee-made hardware as Harley’s symbolic place in American culture.

How to Build a Car Tells the Story of an F-One Legend at werd.com

How to Build a Car Tells the Story of an F-One Legend

How to Build a Car explores the story of Adrian Newey, a car designer with an unrivaled 35-year career in Formula One. It covers the cars he designed, the drivers he worked alongside, and the races, revealing a true engineering genius. From his early career in IndyCar racing to his unparalleled success in Formula One, we learn in comprehensive entertaining detail how a car actually works.

Where To Drink Coffee Takes You Where The Experts Go For Joe at werd.com

Where To Drink Coffee Takes You Where The Experts Go For Joe

This is the only guide you need to find a proper cup. In Where to Drink Coffee, 150 top baristas and coffee experts share their secrets: 600 killer coffee spots across 50 countries. From cafés, bakeries, and restaurants to more surprising spots—a video store and an auto shop, the recommendations include insightful reviews, key information, maps, and easy-to-navigate geographical organization.

Steve McCurry: Afghanistan is a Body Of Work Like No Other at werd.com

Steve McCurry: Afghanistan is a Body Of Work Like No Other

Intrepid photojournalist Steve McCurry began sneaking into Afghanistan to collect images in 1979. Through 4 dangerous decades he returned to the country and emerged with an incredible portfolio. His National Geographic “Afghan Girl” cover photo is among the most iconic images of the modern era. This new Taschen hardcover is the definitive retrospective of his work.

Swiss Army Knife Whittling Book: Fun, Easy-to-Make Projects at werd.com

Swiss Army Knife Whittling Book: Fun, Easy-to-Make Projects

With world-famous whittler Chris Lubkemann as your guide, this book shows you 43 useful and fun carving projects using nothing more than a stick and your Swiss Army Knife. He offers step-by-step instruction on the traditional whittling favorites like spoons, forks, and flowers, plus some funny animals, including a curly tail rooster. He also provides advice on how to choose wood, sharpen a blade, and safely control your knife.

Endurance: A Year in Space, A Lifetime of Discovery at werd.com

Endurance: A Year in Space, A Lifetime of Discovery

The veteran of four space flights and the American record holder for consecutive days spent in space, Scott Kelly has experienced things few others ever have. This is the singular & stunning memoir from the astronaut who spent a record-breaking year aboard the International Space Station—a candid account of that unprecedented voyage and many others.

Playboy: The Complete Centerfolds, 1953-2016 at werd.com

Playboy: The Complete Centerfolds, 1953-2016

Starting with Marilyn Monroe from 1953, this complete, unabridged and titillating tome includes over 734 nude centerfolds from the pages of Playboy covering 6 decades. Consider it the definitive reference on the female form, a celebration of skin that captures the complete cultural and aesthetic arc of the Playboy centerfold.

The Streak: Lou Gehrig, Cal Ripken Jr., and Baseball’s Most Historic Record at werd.com

The Streak: Lou Gehrig, Cal Ripken Jr., and Baseball’s Most Historic Record

This is the fascinating story of baseball’s legendary “Ironmen,” two players from different eras who each achieved the coveted and sometimes confounding record of most consecutive games played. It chronicles the careers of the fabled “Iron Horse” of the New York Yankees, Lou Gehrig and Cal Ripken Jr., who 42 years later beat Gehrig’s record by playing 2,130 games in a row.

4th and Goal Every Day: Alabama’s Relentless Pursuit of Perfection at werd.com

4th and Goal Every Day: Alabama’s Relentless Pursuit of Perfection

Written by college football commentator and former coach Phil Savage, this book gives readers a full 360-degree perspective on Alabama football and Coach Nick Saban’s unique coaching style, a style that has led the Crimson Tide to five Southeastern Conference titles, three consecutive College Football Playoff appearances and four national championships. As a longtime friend and colleague of the legendary coach Saban, Phil Savage paints an insightful and up-close portrait of one of football’s most effective team leaders.

The Sky Below: A True Story of Summits, Space, and Speed at werd.com

The Sky Below: A True Story of Summits, Space, and Speed

17-year veteran NASA Astronaut Scott Parazynski has led a life of adventure: five missions to outer space, including seven spacewalks, space flights with John Glenn, testing jet packs, training in Russia to become a cosmonaut, even an Everest summit attempt. The Sky Below: A True Story of Summits, Space, and Speed is Parazynski’s memoir, an up-close & personal account of a life spent chasing dreams and out-of-this-world adventures.

Dark City Reveals The Real Los Angeles Noir at werd.com

Dark City Reveals The Real Los Angeles Noir

A visual history of L.A.’s grim, post-war underbelly, Dark City brings together images from archives, museums, newspapers, morgues, private collections, and the author’s extensive image library to reveal the true grit, grime, and horror of Los Angeles from the 1920s to 1950s. This large format, 480-page hardcover roams the back alleys, gin joints, tattoo parlors, gambling dens, nightclubs, and brutal crime scenes, revealing a city crawling with murder and mayhem.

The Ultimate Pink Floyd Photo Book: Their Mortal Remains at werd.com

The Ultimate Pink Floyd Photo Book: Their Mortal Remains

Published to accompany the Victoria & Albert Museum’s retrospective show currently on display through October in London, Their Mortal Remains book is a 304-page collection of images and insights celebrating 50 years of one of rock’s most iconic, important & enduring bands. It is the first-ever book produced with full-access to the Pink Floyd image archive.

Steve McQueen: The Salvation of an American Icon at werd.com

Steve McQueen: The Salvation of an American Icon

Driving the same ’68 Mustang 390 GT driven by “The King Of Cool” in the film Bullitt, author Greg Laurie takes a cross-country drive through the canyons of Malibu, the alleys of Hollywood, the wide-open roads of the Midwest, & the streets of New York, tracing the geography of actor Steve McQueen’s life, relationships, & career through interviews with family, friends, and co-stars.