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Giles Chapman is an award winning writer and commentator on the industry history and culture of cars He began his career in 1984 in automotive consultancy moving into magazine publishing in 1985 By 1991 he was editor of Classic amp; Sports Car the worlds best selling classic car magazine Since 1994 hes worked freelance across a huge variety of media Today he contributes to national newspapers and motoring publications and was voted Jeep Consumer Journalist Of The Year in 2005 BCA Feature Writer Of The Year in 2008 and AA Environment Writer Of The Year 2011Hes the author of over 50 books including My Dad Had One Of Those co written with Top Gears Richard Porter that was a non fiction hardback best seller in 2007 and has since sold almost 180000 copies This makes it one of the best selling and most popular car books of all timeHe has over 350 five star reviews from customersDKs The Classic Car Book on which Giles acted as Editor In Chief was awarded one of Auto Express magazines Top 20 Motoring Products of 2016His book Chapmans Car Compendium won the Montagu of Beaulieu Trophy in 2008 Dorling Kindersleys The Car Book published in 2011 and on which Giles Chapman was Editor In Chief won wide acclaim as well as advance orders for 81000 copies in several language editions Hes also worked with BBC Top Gear over many yearsGiles Chapmans reputation for painstaking research and entertaining writing is reflected in praise from some of the most demanding independent critics Here is a selectionCar Badges Superbly researched crammed with anecdotes obscure facts on other key elements of car design and highly authoritative London Evening Standard This not only makes sitting in traffic jams interesting but its also social and industrial history The Spectator Massive valuable and interesting Motor Sport magazineChapmans Car Compendium Open this book at any page and youre bound to find something fun Autoweek magazine Even the best informed petrolhead is guaranteed to learn something new 4car websiteThe Car Book Everyone in our office was taken aback by the depth of this impressive work Classic amp; Sports Car magazine where it was Book Of The Month in June 2011 This thumping hardback blows all preconceptions out of the weeds With a decade by decade breakdown of automotive history its packed with detail Octane magazineThe Land Rover Story Fine investigation into the development of the Land Rover Classic amp; Sports Car magazine Chapman has produced another good un with this potted look at Britains mighty Landie in all its flavours Octane magazineHis three new titles for 2019 are Mini 60 Years The Range Rover Story and The Jaguar Story