Visual Miscellaneum, The Revised And Updated: A Colorful Guide to the World's Most Consequential Trivia Flexibound – Oct 23 2012
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From the Back Cover
The bestselling classic has been revised and updated! A colorful guide to the world's most consequential trivia, The Visual Miscellaneum now includes 18 all new graphs and 23 updated ones. It is a reference book like no other helping us make sense of our world by putting the data we are bombarded with every day—health findings, technological advances, cultural touch points, war statistics—into creative visual perspective. Using cutting edge graphs, charts, and illustrations, author David McCandless creatively visualizes the world’s most surprising relationships and compelling data.
About the Author
David McCandless is an award-winning writer and journalist. His work has appeared in over 30 magazines in the UK and the US and all over the web. He currently works as creative consultant for Orange and the BBC and writes about the Internet, underground culture and ‘anything interesting' for Wired and The Guardian.
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Everyone I've shown this book to loves it, and becomes a real conversation piece. Each visualisation has a whole story to tell. Hard to explain but easy to understand once you see it. Trust me, you'll love this book and so will the somebody your thinking of getting it for. And if you haven't seen it yet yourself you're in for a real treat!
(Oh and this is the same book as Information is Beautiful which is the UK version - so don't make the same mistake I did and buy both!)