Ken Jennings

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December 22, 2011

Kirkus Reviews listed their ten favorite book covers of 2012–and Maphead made the cut! I had nothing to do with the cover of Maphead, but truly it is a beautiful volume. Let’s take one more look.

Isn’t that nice? If you haven’t seen it up close, hint hint, it’s worth a look. At not in one of those library bindings where the jacket’s all sheathed in plastic and I don’t get a royalty when you read it.

Wordplay Wednesday! (On Thursday.) (Night.) What’s the only common English word that becomes a national capital when you take away its first and last letters?

Edited to add: Quickly solved by themanwho (with other, not-so-common suggestions) on this thread.

Posted by Ken at 10:21 pm