Theme for the week: Literary Maps
January 29-Feburary 7, 2018
Read a novel and follow a map.
Through the imagery of words your imagination can take you to different places in the world as you read a book or a novel.
The Map Collection has a few maps which focus on one author and the writings of that author. Other maps focus on one character and the adventures of that character. Other maps focus on one place and its connections to many famous authors.
In which Ian Fleming novels did 007 James Bond visit Jamaica? (Answer shown below.)
Come to the Map Collection and look for this sign:
Title: The Sherlock Holmes mystery map
by Aaron Blake Publishers (1987)
Call Number: MAP G5751.E65 1987 .A27
Title: The Ernest Hemingway adventure map of the world
by Aaron Blake Publishers, Molly Maguier, and Jay Strabala (1986)
Call Number: MAP G3201.E65 1986 .A2
The Ian Fleming thriller map
by Aaron Blake Publishers, John Zeleznik, and Susan Lewis (1987)
Call Number: MAP G3201.E65 1987 .A2
Title: The John Steinbeck map of America
by Aaron Blake Publishers, and Jim Wolnick (1986)
Call Number: MAP G3701.E65 1986 .A2
Title: The beat generation map of America
by Aaron Blake Publishers, and Stan Grant (1987)
Call Number: MAP G3701.E65 1987 .A2
Title: The literary map of Latin America
by Aaron Blake Publishers, and Mike Cressy (1988)
Call Number: MAP G3292.L3E65 1988 .A2
Title: The Raymond Chandler mystery map of Los Angeles
by Aaron Blake Publishers (1985)
Call Number: MAP G4364.L81E65 1985 .A2
Title: The literary map of Los Angeles
by Aaron Blake Publishers, Linda Ayriss, and Susan A. Lewis (1987)
Call Number: MAP G4364.L81E65 1987 .A2
Title: Shakespeare’s Britain
by National Geographic Society, Lisa Biganzoli, and John Speed (1964)
Call Number: MAP G5741.E65 1544 .B4
Title: The Jane Austen map of England
by Aaron Blake Publishers, Carol Police (1987)
Call Number: MAP G5751.E65 1987 .A2
James Bond traveled to Jamaica in two novels by Ian Fleming, Live and Let Die and Man with the Golden Gun. (According to Lewis and Zeleznik. The Ian Fleming thriller map, 1987.)
Map Collection: Location and Hours
The Map Collection room is normally open to the public in the basement (Lower Level) of Shields Library, Monday-Friday, 1:00-5:00 pm. However, our hours change around the academic calendar and holidays. To see the most accurate schedule, please visit this link: click here.
Contact the Special Collections Department for map related questions by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 530-752-1621.