May 13, 2011 | fawcettl
Each year, the Library of Michigan, compiles a list of "exceptional" books that showcase Michigan topics and authors. This year, two titles highlighting the triumphs and tragedies of Detroit's automobile industry have made the list.
Chrysler's turbine car: the rise and fall of Detroit's coolest creation by Steve Lehto — gives a detailed account of Chrysler's foray into the world of cars powered by jet engines.
Sixty to zero: an inside look at the collapse of General Motors — and the Detroit auto industry by Alex Taylor III — provides an inside look at the mistakes that led General Motors to file for bankruptcy in 2009.