Listed here are some bestselling and popular geography books. These geography books about maps, cartography, human geography, and physical geography have been popular with a general audience.
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Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies – Jared Diamond
Written by Jared Diamond, a professor of geography and physiology at the University of California, Los Angeles, Guns, Germs, and Steel was published in 1997 and won the Pulitzer Prize for general non-fiction in 1998.
On the Map: A Mind-Expanding Exploration of the Way the World Looks – Simon Garfield
Maphead: Charting the Wide, Weird World of Geography Wonks – Ken Jennings
The Ghost Map by Steven Johnson
How to Lie with Maps – Mark S. Monmonier