ᆓ Hardcover Read మ Maphead: Charting the Wide, Weird World of Geography Wonks For Free ᆶ Kindle Ebook By Ken Jennings ሩ ᆓ Hardcover Read మ Maphead: Charting the Wide, Weird World of Geography Wonks For Free ᆶ Kindle Ebook By Ken Jennings ሩ Best Books of the Month, September 2011 Ken Jennings, best known for his epic winning streak on Jeopardy in 2004, returns to the writing world with Maphead, a charming, funny, and of course, informational book about the world of maps and the people who love them Even if maps are not your thing, Jennings writes about them with such affection and humor that the topic becomes fascinating the clever captions for the maps in the book alone are worth the read The first map in the book compares shapes of places that were separated at birth and are therefore soul mates Included Lake Michigan and Sweden From the politics of geocaching to the ups and downs of the contestants participating in the National Geographic Bee which, according to Alex Trebek, should have its own prime time show like the spelling bee , Jennings captures the excitement and wonder of places Caley AndersonJennings is a very witty, insightful writer and has written an entertaining and educational book about maps and the geeks who obsess over them Pauline Frommer, travel writer and founding editor of Frommers.com Jennings spritely, good natured memoir combines light introspection, rafts of geographic trivia, and admiring profiles of fellow map obsessives Slate.com Its a fun read thats not just for wonks The Salt Lake Tribune An engaging story fun and informative Kirkus Charming and personalwhat a pleasant journey it is Buy the book, read it, and pass it along to the non map reader in your family The Portolan A spirited laymans history of cartography Harpers Ken Jennings Books Maphead Charting the Wide, Weird World of Geography Wonks is Ken s followup to his best seller Brainiac Much as offered a behind scenes look at little known demimonde competitive trivia buffs, 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