Maps, Fictional & Real on the Point!
I had a very fun morning on The Point with Mindy Todd and special guest Chris Polloni, retired information specialist from the U. S. Geological Survey in Woods Hole. Thanks so much for your calls and e-mails. If you missed it, you can listen online!
The Illustrated Longitude by Dava Sobel and William J.H. Andrewes
Infinite Perspective: two thousand years of three dimensional mapmaking by Brian Ambroziak
Maps and Memes: Redrawing Culture, Place and Identity in indigenous Communities by Gwilym Lucas Eades
Children’s books of interest!
Map Mania by Michael A. DiSpezio, Illustrated by Dave Garbot
Mapping the World by Sylvia A. Johnson
Maps! by Andrew Haslam
“The Map” in Complete Poems by Elizabeth Bishop
“Map” by Wisława Szymborska in MAP: collected and last poems
Maps of the Imagination: the writer as cartographer by Peter Turchi
A History of the World in 12 Maps by Jerry Brotton
Maphead: charting the wide, weird world of geography wonks by Ken Jennings
Plotted: a literary atlas by Andrew DeGraff
The Dictionary of Imaginary Places by Alberto Manguel and Gianni Guadalupi
Maps by Aleksandra Mizielińska and Daniel Mizieliński
Mapping Penny’s World by Loreen Leedy
The Map Thief by Michael Blanding
“Brief History of an Atlas” a poem by Jeffrey Harrison which appeared in The New Yorker
Places To See Maps!
At the Boston Public Library: Women in Cartography: five centuries of accomplishments
At Mystic Seaport: Ships, Clocks & Stars: the quest for longitude