“One-part history, one-part sociology and one-part personal memoir, Ken Jennings' story takes us on a fascinating route through the world of maps. Visit the National Geography Bee; witness the obsessive practices of geocaching and map collecting; face up to America's geographic illiteracy and learn of Jennin
gs' own lifelong fascination with maps. Whether you're stricken with cartophilia or not, Maphead makes for a charming, enlightening and thought-provoking read. You will be much more aware of your surroundings and how you navigate them after you turn the last page.” —PNBA Awards Committee. Maphead is on the shortlist for the 2012 PNBA Book Awards.