Mapita — A Photoshop action that lets you turn your flat layers into 3-dimensional map. It comes with several common map elements like Grass, Snow, Buildings, Trees, and Clouds. This Photoshop Action is created by Wassim at BlueGraphic, and it is free!
Everything Sings: Maps for a Narrative Atlas, by Denis Wood, Intro by Ira Glass, essays by Albert Mobilio and Ander Monson, interview by Blake Butler. Iconoclastic geographer Denis Wood has created an atlas unlike any other. He surveys his small, century-old neighborhood in Raleigh, North Carolina by first paring away the inessential “map crap” (scale, orientation, street grids), then by locating the revelatory in the unmapped and unmappable