New book 'Atlas of Extinct Countries' explores the places that fell off the map

There's a very good reason you've never booked a vacation to the Quilombo of Palmeres, the Islands of Refreshment, the Fiume Endeavour or Neutral Moresnet -- they've all ceased to exist. Their stories, and those of numerous others, are detailed...

New book 'Atlas of Extinct Countries' explores the places that fell off the map
There's a very good reason you've never booked a vacation to the Quilombo of Palmeres, the Islands of Refreshment, the Fiume Endeavour or Neutral Moresnet -- they've all ceased to exist. Their stories, and those of numerous others, are detailed in an entertaining new book, "The Atlas of Extinct Countries" by writer Gideon Defoe