Book Review: Unruly Places by Alastair Bonnett


Author: Alastair Bonnett Title: Unruly Places: Lost Spaces, Secret Cities, and Other Inscrutable Geographies Narrator: Derek Perkins Publication Info: Tantor Media, 2014 ISBN: 1494505827 Summary/Review: Dr. Bonnet collects a compendium of curiosities in geography, places in the world at the borders, no-mans lands, enclaves, dead cities, floating islands, and ephemeral places. Destinations include: Sandy Island, marked…

Book Review: Maphead by Ken Jennings


Author:  Ken Jennings Title: Maphead : charting the wide, weird world of geography Publication Info: New York : Scribner, c2011. ISBN: 9781439167175 Summary/Review: Ken Jennings is a person I like merely because he became a celebrity by being intelligent.  Now I know he shares a common passion for maps.  As a child I used to lay out…