Yes, the road.

Yes, the road.
Eagle Nest, New Mexico. “People like to drive because driving is actually and symbolically an almost perfect mechanism for escape…there is probably no human being who does not have troubles, real or imagined, from which he at times feels the need to flee.” George R. Stewart.


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We own a 1975 GMC Sierra Grande 15 in Maine and a 1986 Chevrolet Custom Deluxe 10 in West Texas. Also a pair of 1997 Volvo 850 wagons. Average age in the fleet is 28 years--we're recycling. I've published 3 novels: THE LAW OF DREAMS (2006), THE O'BRIENS (2012), and CARRY ME (2016). Also 2 short story collections: NIGHT DRIVING(1987) and TRAVELLING LIGHT (2013). More of my literary life is at I was a Fellow at the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study for 2012-13. I'm an adjunct professor at Colorado College and in the MFA program at Queens University of Charlotte. In 2015-16 I was a Fellow at Harvard University's Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study. The Autoliterate office is in Car Talk Plaza in Harvard Square, 2 floors above Dewey Cheatem & Howe. SUBSCRIBE TO THE AUTOLITERATE DAILY EMAIL by hitting the button to the right.

Saturday, December 14, 2019

1969 Chevrolet Impala

A 327 doesn't quite live up to those wheels, but AL is very fond of this edition of Chevrolet since we still hugely regret selling a 1969 Brookwood wagon. If you ever see that wagon for sale (it was last in Ventura CA) please drop a line. Spotted this car last month at Motorland in Arundel, Maine

Thursday, December 12, 2019

Vanlife, incognito

Michael Moore caught this rig in Vancouver, out near the UBC campus. Note the one-sided camo.

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

1951 GMC 3100; 1955 Chevrolet Bel Air

from Alex Emond in Saskatchewan: "Here's a GMC truck with a bad attitude. It has a big block V8 and one look at the rear wheels and you know this must be for taking the kids to soccer practice. Sure. Again, this is in Mossbank, Saskatchewan. Same with this suspicious looking 1955 Bel Air . Cheers\, Alex"

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

1982 Chevrolet C10 Silverado

Michael Moore caught the Silverado in Vancouver "Spotted during some rare sunny days while visiting B.C…most likely an '82..."

Sunday, December 8, 2019

1954 Plymouth Savoy

The '54 Plymouth Savoy (above ) is up for sale at Motorland in Maine. A while back, AL posted a nice, calm Plymouth Cranbrook (below) that Alex Emond found up in Saskatchewan.