Science Jan 09

Once hidden in an Army Corps of Engineers report from 1944, this map shows how the Mississippi River has changed course over the past 6,000 years, using layers of bright colors. Image courtesy of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, ERDC
Why we still need paper maps

"Maps can take you places that you wouldn’t think to go," said Betsy Mason, coauthor of the book "All Over the Map: A Cartographic Odyssey."…

Will Schwalbe, New York Times best-selling author of "The End of Your Life Book Club," and now, of the new "Books for Living," sat down with our arts correspondent Jeffrey Brown to talk about what books are for.

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