Giles Chapman is an award-winning writer and commentator on the industry, history, and culture of cars. He has worked across a vast array of media for 35 years, which includes writing 50 books on a diverse range of subjects. One of them, My Dad Had One of Those, is among the most popular car books of all time, with over 180,000 copies sold. Chapman's Car Compendium won the Montagu of Beaulieu Trophy in 2008. His interviews with people whose lives are in, around, and sometimes even opposed to cars appear regularly in newspapers and magazines, and he has written widely on car design and its impact on the wider world. Chapman's career began in automotive industry consultancy before moving into magazine publishing, where he was editor of Classic & Sports Car, the world's best-selling classic car magazine. He lives in Kent, UK.
"The book is a valentine for all of the enthusiasts who have loved
Mini automobiles over the years." * Joe Farace Shoots Cars *
"...a very enjoyable read that pleasantly presents the entire model run in historical context." * Classic Motorsports *
"Highly recommended. A must-have for any Mini enthusiast or admirer of the marque." * The View Through the Windshield *
"...provides all sorts of wonderful detail, photos and sketches that will be enjoyed by Mini owners." * ClassicCars.com *