Category Archives: Maps

Off The Map

Off The Map is a wonderful collage series created by London-based Hungarian artist Zsofia Schweger. The component images all are derived from discarded old maps and found postcards that the artist collected while she was a student in the United States.

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NYC Way-Back Machine

Many years ago, when I made the transition from book collector to bookseller, a client asked me to locate a copy of “The Picture of New-York, Or The Traveller’s Guide Through The Commercial Metropolis of the United States, By a … Continue reading

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London is the pits

While some folks may think that the who;e avocado toast trend is over, the World Avocado Organization (yes, it’s a real thing) has other ideas. And to underscore their faith in the continuing allure of the tasty fruit, the WAO … Continue reading

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Bookstore Tourism: Back of Beyond

I recently returned from a pretty damn amazing road trip around the U.S. Southwest—more on that at a later date. If you are looking for spectacular scenery and some adventurous driving, you can’t beat Utah and Colorado. I was gobsmacked … Continue reading

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Literary Road Trip

You might not agree with all of the choices that Mike Nudelman made for this literary map of the U.S. —I certainly didn’t—but it’s a good effort.

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Long Walk To A Dark Place

A big h/t to Cameron Booth for the link to this marvelous Middle Earth “transit” map. Commissioned by Empire magazine,the brilliant map which plots the journeys of the key characters through the Peter Jackson film adaptations of The Hobbit and Lord of the … Continue reading

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Bowie : Station to Station

This week, New York City transit riders have been lining up to purchase special edition David Bowie MetroCards. The city’s Metropolitan Transit Authority has teamed up with Spotify to offer five different options each celebrating the late artist’s varied personas. … Continue reading

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Maps Telling Stories

I have always believed that every map tells a story. When it come to exploring a geographic narrative, there are no better vehicles than 20th century illustrated maps. In the second of our series of guest posts from Dutch author … Continue reading

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Along Straight Lines

Those of you who are regular visitors to Travel Between The Pages are well aware of my fascination with railway travel and with maps. While I am a mere dilettante, I recently had the good fortune to connect with someone … Continue reading

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Springtime in Paris

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