Maps not only show the world, they help it turn. On an average day, we will consult some form of map approximately a dozen times, often without even noticing: checking the A-Z, the road atlas or the Sat Nav, scanning the tube or bus map, a quick Google online or hours wasted flying over a virtual Earth, and much more.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Akiyama - LibraryThing
Map Addict is one of those, rambling, discursive books that educates you about a subject (in a haphazard manner) while mixing in anecdotes from the author's personal life, in the style of Bill Bryson ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - ingxangxosi - LibraryThing
Maps not only show the world, they help it turn. 'Map Addict' mixes wry observation with hard fact and considerable research, unearthing the offbeat, the unusual and the downright pedantic in a celebration of all things maps. Read full review