Atlas of Remote Islands

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Atlas of Remote Islands: Fifty Islands I Have Never Set Foot On and Never Will
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Cover of Atlas
AuthorJudith Schalansky
TranslatorChristine Lo
CountryGermany
LanguageGerman
SubjectRemote islands
GenreAtlas
PublisherMare Verlag, Penquin Books
Publication date
2009
Published in English
2010
Awards
  • Most Beautiful German Book of the Year (2009)
  • German Design Award(2011)
  • Red Dot Design Award(2011)
ISBN978-0-14311820-6

Atlas of Remote Islands: Fifty Islands I Have Never Set Foot On and Never Will is a book by Judith Schalansky originally published in Germany in 2009 by Mare Verlag (ISBN 978-3866481176). The atlas contains maps of 50 islands chosen by the author with accompanying descriptions of their natural and human histories, often written in a subjective, impressionistic style. It was the winner of the prize for the most beautiful German book of the year in 2009, the German Design Award in 2011, and the Red Dot Design Award in 2011.[1][2] The English translation by Christine Lo was published by Penguin Books in 2010 under this title (ISBN 978-0-14311820-6) or (in 2012) as Pocket Atlas of Remote Islands: Fifty Islands I Have Not Visited and Never Will (ISBN 978-1-84614348-9).[3]

The book is divided in chapters for each ocean, presenting the islands in this order:

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