Geography Wonks

Holds are growing for a book about the love of maps by the 74-time Jeopardy! winner, Ken Jennings, called Maphead: Charting the Wide, Weird World of Geography Wonks. He was interviewed on NPR’s Fresh Air yesterday.

Unsurprisingly, he’s a big fan of the the maps division of the Library of Congress. He talks about being awestruck when he toured it.

Maphead: Charting the Wide, Weird World of Geography Wonks
Ken Jennings
Retail Price: $25.00
Hardcover: 288 pages
Publisher: Scribner – (2011-09-20)
ISBN / EAN: 1439167176 / 9781439167175

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