At once an overview of motorcycling’s history and culture as well as riding recollections of the author, The Perfect Vehicle is an engrossing and entertaining book. Poetic, intelligent prose unwinds like a good road. A wonderful, insightful book and difficult to put down. By Melissa Holbrook Pierson. Softbound, 6.25” x 8.5”, 240 pp., 32 b/w illus.