An iconoclastic book of car photography, revealing the car's unique role in our culture.
Martin Usborne is a renowned photographer and co-founder, with Ann Waldvogel, of Hoxton Mini Press, a publisher dedicated to bringing beautiful photobooks to a wider audience. In 2017 Hoxton Mini Press teamed up with Penguin Books to create a series of books gathering the best photography on distinctive subjects, hoping to reach the widest audience with art that enriches the human experience. Smoke and Mirrors is the second title in the series.Adam Hay-Nicholls is a lifelong petrolhead who has driven eye-catching automobiles all over the world. Adam started his writing career with the car culture magazine Intersection before working in Formula One for over a decade, first with The Red Bulletin and, still to this day, as the F1 correspondent for Metro. He writes about cars - usually fast and expensive ones - for GQ and the Sunday Telegraph. Ironically, he doesn't own a car.