A book about Phil Hill, Wolfgang von Trips and the 1961 Grand Prix season.
Monday, September 13, 2010
Do Cars Have Gender?
It is customary to treats boats as females. "She lies at her mooring," for example. But what about cars? The Ferrari GTs, with their bodacious curves, seem to call for female pronouns. But are some cars a he?
Author of THE LIMIT, published November 2011, and I.M. PEI: MANDARIN OF MODERNISM. Editor of the House & Home section of The New York Times for seven years. Contributor to The New Yorker, Sports Illustrated, The New York Times and many other publications.