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READ THIS for notes: http://lisacharlotterost.github.io/2015/03/02/What-to-read-next%3F/AuthorLinksSUM of MentionsScott MurrayScott MurrayAlexander LexTamara MunznerAlberto CairoAndy KirkAndy KirkAmazon PriceYear of the last EditionPagesAmazon Bestseller RankNumber of Customer ReviewsAmazon Average RatingSample Review 1Sample Review 2Sample Review 3Sample Review 4PublisherISBN-10simulo
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Graphic Design RulesFrances Lincolnhttp://amzn.to/1AxJRAf41 ➡ Chapter 5: “Visual Attention and Information that Pops Out” ➡ Chapter 6: “Static and Moving Patterns”111Visual Perception and Visual Design$18.152012?3,329,59512.0
Kind of humorous rules to do with personal taste of ...
---Frances Lincoln711233462
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Images of Science: A History of Scientific IllustrationBrian J. Fordhttp://amzn.to/1AxJUw13111Visualisation and Infographic Design$44.701993216779,6520-----Oxford University Press195209834
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Early Thematic Mapping in the History of CartographyArthur H. Robinson http://amzn.to/1EHif263111Visualisation and Infographic Design$98.1619822801,084,7320-----University of Chicago Press226722856
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Narrative Comprehension and FilmEdward Braniganhttp://amzn.to/1AxJBRS3111Communication and Information Design$40.3719923441,397,1380-----Routledge415075122
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Digital by Design: Crafting Technology for Products and EnvironmentsConny Freyerhttp://amzn.to/1wF6gAY3111Visual Perception and Visual Design$26.9120113042,070,6770-----Thames & Hudson500289018
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Picturing KnowledgeBrian S. Baigrie http://amzn.to/1wF6gB23111Visualisation and Infographic Design$59.9919963893,876,1450-----University of Toronto Press,802074391
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Cause and Effect: Visualizing SustainabilityRobert Klantenhttp://amzn.to/1AxJRjW211Visualisation and Infographic Design$16.462012240516,9990-----Gestalten3899554434
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Visualizing Information for AdvocacyStephanie Hankeyhttp://amzn.to/1wF6ece211Historical, Business and Inspiration$10.002013155542,1660-----?9380765037
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The Visualisation of Spatial Social StructureDanny Dorlinghttp://amzn.to/1EHigmI211Visual Perception and Visual Design$51.2120124011,443,4900-----Wiley1119962935
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Malofiej 19--http://amzn.to/1DyqLw4211Visualisation and Infographic Design-2012?5,804,4430-----?8415308256
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The Non-Designer's Design Book (4th Edition)Robin Williamshttp://amzn.to/1DyqLvY211Visualisation and Infographic Design$25.61201424012,29595.0Lots of new material added
excellent and readable overview
Terrific product?133966151
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The Elements of Typographic Style: Version 4.0: 20th Anniversary EditionRobert Bringhursthttp://amzn.to/1EHigmB211$23.15201338223,698145.0Beautiful
The one typography book to own
Fourth edition a continuation of excellenceGold standard
Hartley and Marks Publishers
881792128
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Visualization Analysis and Design (AK Peters Visualization Series)Tamara Munznerhttp://amzn.to/1EHi9Yj21➡ Chapter 1: “Time in Print”1Historical, Business and Inspiration$75.952014428193,46615.0Five Stars---A K Peters/CRC Press1466508914
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Representation: Cultural Representations and Signifying Practices (Culture, Media and Identities series)Hall, Stuarthttp://amzn.to/1DyqLw0211Historical, Business and Inspiration$46.722013440221,66615.0great!?1849205639
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Art: The Whole StoryStephen Farthinghttp://amzn.to/1EHidr7211Visualisation and Infographic Design$17.0620105761,523,97735.0A 'must' have book!
Best book for "uncultured" people!
Art - The full Story-Thames & Hudson
050028895X
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Communicating Data with TableauBen Joneshttp://amzn.to/1EHhWEp211Visualisation and Infographic Design$36.79201433432,03574.9
Great resource for learning Tableau and Data Visualization and Communication
A Book for PractitionersExpertly Written - Add to Collection Now!
Must read and an amazing collection for your data library!!
O'Reilly Media1449372023
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Design for the Real World: Human Ecology and Social ChangeVictor Papanekhttp://amzn.to/1DyqNE7211Visualisation and Infographic Design$16.21200541692,627244.9An inspiring book on environmental design
Victor Papanek passes away, January 10, 1998
Wonderful radical prodding for designers of all disciplines.
The Design Bible, Even for ArchitectsChicago Review Press897331532
Great. Long rant. great motivation to design things that matter, not things that are trendy
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Semiology of Graphics: Diagrams, Networks, MapsJacques Bertinhttp://amzn.to/1AxJUw3211Data Analysis with Open Source Tools, by Philipp K. Janert$51.262010456101,526144.9A Masterwork back in print
27 Years Later - Finally a Reprint (was 25 Years Later - Still No Reprint)
Confused
Discovering the story in the information
Esri Press1589482611
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The Jelly Effect: How to Make Your Communication StickAndy Boundshttp://amzn.to/1AxJRjY211Visualisation and Infographic Design$13.792010256114,46494.9Immediate Results in First Few Chapters
This book is full of stuff that works!
Our company wants to be Jelly freeCapstone857080466
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Visualizing DataWilliam S. Clevelandhttp://amzn.to/1AxJRQS211Visualisation and Infographic Design$45.811993360168,30174.9A Valuable Tool
Wonderful for its intended audience
Worth the effortHobart Press963488406
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How to make an IMPACT: Influence, inform and impress with your reports, presentations, business documents, charts and graphsJon Moonhttp://amzn.to/1wF6gAS211Visualisation and Infographic Design$13.042007304680,232114.9It has certainly had an impact on my work!
Refreshingly Simple and Practical and Great Support
A thoroughly valuable and pragmatic book
Absolutely amazing...a genuinely useful business book
FT Press273713329
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Art of Plain TalkRudolf Fleschhttp://amzn.to/1EHievg211Visualisation and Infographic Design$4.951946209725,00894.9how to write clearly
5 stars only because I can't give 20
This Book is First RateJoanna Cotler Books60321903
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The Map as Art: Contemporary Artists Explore CartographyKatharine Harmonhttp://amzn.to/1AxJUfA21 ➡ Chapter 1: “The Seven Stages of Visualizing Data”1Visualisation and Infographic Design$20.68200925640,553234.8Harmon's new book is a visual and literary feast!Glorious StuffThe Map As Art
An outstanding survey packed with 360 color illustrations
Princeton Architectural Press
1568989725
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The Book of Trees: Visualizing Branches of KnowledgeManuel Limahttp://amzn.to/1DyqLfH11$18.94201420815,733164.8If only the text were as gorgeous as the imagesMore trees, less knowledgeWonderful, wonderful book
Fro anyone interested in the history of images, this ...
Princeton Architectural Press
1616892188
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Information GraphicsSandra Rendgenhttp://amzn.to/1AxJPZa11Communication and Information Design$49.90201248086,268404.8Data dazeHistoryAn excellent survey of the fieldMassive book, great valueTaschen3836528797
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Freelance Design in PracticeCathy Fishelhttp://amzn.to/1EHieLG11Historical, Business and Inspiration$21.152009208995,00464.8Freelance Design in PracticeEye opening!HOW Books1600613020
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How Maps Work: Representation, Visualization, and DesignAlan M. MacEachrenhttp://amzn.to/1AxJPZ911$53.0620045131,113,98544.8Solid book, full of insight
Tons of information, but very poorly presented
so you think you know cognitive-semiotic approaches to maps?
The Guilford Press
157230040X
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Playfair's Commercial and Political Atlas and Statistical BreviaryWilliam Playfairhttp://amzn.to/1DyqJnP11Visualisation and Infographic Design$78.4320052482,910,79644.8Reprint of a Very Rare BookA key bookWonderful edition of a true classic!History in your handCambridge University Press521855543
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The Elements of Style, Fourth EditionWilliam Strunk and E B Whitehttp://amzn.to/1AxJTYR11$6.93199910515010634.7Essential Writer's Tool.EssentialTEXTBOOKS DON'T HAVE TO BE BIGThe BestLongman
020530902X
classic
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Creativity, Inc.: Overcoming the Unseen Forces That Stand in the Way of True InspirationEd Catmull Drhttp://amzn.to/1AxJUfr11Visual Perception and Visual Design$15.2720143681,0004394.7
When Ed tells a story, it's in your best interest to listen.
One of the Most Thought-Provoking Books on Fostering Organizational Creativity Around
What Is The Recipe For Magic?Ed is my hero.Random House812993012
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Understanding Comics: The Invisible ArtScott McCloudhttp://amzn.to/1EHidqV11Visualisation and Infographic Design$16.4919942242,2102704.7
Nobody takes comic books more seriously than Scott McCloud
A profound book about more than comix
Deep and Clear
Wonderful book for everyone. MUST READ :)
William Morrow Paperbacks
006097625X
A comic itself. Lot’s of stuff I never thought about
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Show Me the Numbers: Designing Tables and Graphs to EnlightenStephen Fewhttp://amzn.to/1Dyolxw11Communication and Information Design$27.5020043718,331304.7Excellent coverage of the basics of chart design
My go-to resource for performance report design
Great ResourceA must read for BI professionalsAnalytics Press970601972
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Universal Principles of Design, Revised and Updated: 125 Ways to Enhance Usability, Influence Perception, Increase Appeal, Make Better Design Decisions, and Teach through Design
William Lidwell, Kritina Holden, Jill Butler
http://amzn.to/1AxJRAi11Visualisation and Infographic Design$17.89201027215,105874.7
A great reference book for design and UX professionals
Great Inspiration for Discussion
A Must-Have for Any DesignerGood as a dictionary, not text book?1592535879
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You Are Here: Personal Geographies and Other Maps of the ImaginationKatharine Harmonhttp://amzn.to/1EHieLA11$15.69200319248,425204.7Imaginative and Thought-ProvokingAn incredible bookInteresting material, poor Executionfont too small
Princeton Architectural Press
1568984308
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The Art of Looking SidewaysAlan Fletcherhttp://amzn.to/1wF63xR11Visualisation and Infographic Design$35.812001106461,161814.7I'm buying one for all my friends.
If you have a creative bone in your body, you need this.
Seductive...but I'm not sure what I was seduced into.
Wonderful!Phaidon Press231131372
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Graphic Storytelling and Visual Narrative (Will Eisner Instructional Books)Will Eisnerhttp://amzn.to/1EHidrd11$17.80200819263,283254.7A Comics Pro Gives It The Thumbs Up
When you need help - ask the professional!
4 out of 5Useful tips for the beginner artists?
039333127X
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Presenting Data Effectively: Communicating Your Findings for Maximum ImpactStephanie D. H. Evergreenhttp://amzn.to/1AxJUw511Communication and Information Design$34.322013200130,44574.7Really Useful Book
A must read for data nerds!
For novices only
A book that all business professionals should read and use on a daily basis
SAGE Publications, Inc1452257361
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Don't Make Me Think! A Common Sense Approach to Web UsabilitySteve Krughttp://amzn.to/1EHieve11Historical, Business and Inspiration$4.502000195270,4802904.7This is how it should be doneCommon Sense UsabilityThe farmer and the cowman should be friends.New Riders Publishing789723107
not much connection to datavis; but a great book, content and didactics wise
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The Infographic History of the WorldValentina D'Efilippohttp://amzn.to/1AxJUvT11Communication and Information Design$27.542013224392,19794.7Great Idea but Poorly Executed
Outstanding, specially for visual learners
Really fun coffee table bookFirefly Books1770853162
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The Elements of Graphing DataWilliam S. Clevelandhttp://amzn.to/1AxJeql11Historical, Business and Inspiration$46.551994297406,31774.7
Must-have for anyone designing any kind of graph.
A necessary addition to the scientists library
A fascinating precursor to Edward Tufte's work
a book that every phd in sciences should own
Hobart Press963488414
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Visual Language for Designers: Principles for Creating Graphics that People UnderstandConnie Malamedhttp://amzn.to/1wF6acA11Communication and Information Design$25.502011240550,342154.7Beautiful and excellent for a diverse audience
A visual feast filled with substance
From Newsweek's former graphics editor
Well written - examples not so hot or original
Rockport Publishers1592537413
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Cartographies of Disease: Maps, Mapping, and MedicineTom Kochhttp://amzn.to/1AxJRAp11Communication and Information Design$25.312005420564,64234.7Plenty of charts and detail throughoutGreat conversation starterFelt a little tricked...goodESRI Press1589481208
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Graph Design for the Eye and MindStephen M. Kosslynhttp://amzn.to/1AxJRQU11Visual Perception and Visual Design$55.902006304692,09834.7Run away before it is too lateA re-issue of a classicExcellent guideOxford University Press195311841
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Elements of Graph DesignStephen M. Kosslynhttp://amzn.to/1EHidau11Visual Perception and Visual Design$4.9919933091,832,66034.7An essential classic
Very Handy To Have Around
W.H. Freeman & Company
071672362X
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Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is HardChip and Dan Heathhttp://amzn.to/1EHidr811Visual Perception and Visual Design$17.6320103201,3016434.6Several sticky insights
Switching "On" Your Emotional Intelligence
On the whole, a worthwhile, rewarding read...DisappointingCrown Business385528752
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Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others DieChip and Dan Heathhttp://amzn.to/1EHidqY11Historical, Business and Inspiration$16.6920072911,8387304.6
Valuable insights for marketers, advertisers and sellers
Do it yourself consulting: Crafting memorable messages with integrity
A must-read on communication
Thanks for Teaching Me How to Make A Good Idea Stick Good
Random House1400064287
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Graphic Artist's Guild Handbook of Pricing and Ethical Guidelines (Graphic Artists Guild Handbook: Pricing & Ethical Guidelines)Graphic Artists Guildhttp://amzn.to/1EHieLM11$26.9620133529,266594.6everything you need
A must have for freelance artists!
Greatnesslove this book?932102166
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Information Dashboard Design: Displaying Data for At-a-Glance MonitoringStephen Fewhttp://amzn.to/1DyqGbT11Historical, Business and Inspiration$26.68201326010,198304.6The Definitive GuideSimply Delicious
Few encourages us to create "eloquence through simplicity"
Great reference for how to communicate data effectively
Analytics Press1938377001
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Design As ArtBruno Munarihttp://amzn.to/1AxJTZ311Data Analysis with Open Source Tools, by Philipp K. Janert$10.38200922417,783174.6Where are you, Bruno?
An indispensable collection of thoughts for the design thinker...
A better read than I thoughtA companion for life for designersPenguin Global141035811
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The Functional Art: An introduction to information graphics and visualization (Voices That Matter)Alberto Cairohttp://amzn.to/1AxJg1I11Visualisation and Infographic Design$32.47201238425,984274.6Disappointing
A comprehensive look at an important field
Destined to be a classic.A should read?321834739
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Style: Lessons in Clarity and GraceJoseph M. Williamshttp://amzn.to/1AxJRQQ11➡ Chapter 1: “Narrative Schema”$43.07201327227,954344.6
A Contemporary Classic on Editing Nonfiction Prose
As a writing instructorWON'T work on KindleA very delicious book! Yum, yum!Longman321898680
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Design for Information: An Introduction to the Histories, Theories, and Best Practices Behind Effective Information VisualizationsIsabel Meirelleshttp://amzn.to/1wF6acB11Visualisation and Infographic Design$25.73201322442,838104.6Good Case StudiesFabulous!A great book
Great resource for anyone who is interested in information design.
Rockport Publishers1592538061
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Presentation Zen Design: Simple Design Principles and Techniques to Enhance Your PresentationsGarr Reynoldshttp://amzn.to/1wF6ecj11Historical, Business and Inspiration$23.692009264316,176464.6
Didn't create as much of an impact as the first book
Practical Insights for Designing Slide Presentations
Excellent Book for Presentation CreationGarr leads by exampleNew Riders321668790
is that a dublicate of 85?
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The Craft of Research, Third Edition (Chicago Guides to Writing, Editing, and Publishing)Wayne C. Boothhttp://amzn.to/1wF6ecd11Visual Perception and Visual Design$9.8620083361,9671724.5Excellent resourceDisappointing
The best guide to research and writing on the market today
Good Antidote for "Just the Facts" Writing
?226065669
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Thinking with Type, 2nd revised and expanded edition: A Critical Guide for Designers, Writers, Editors, & StudentsEllen Luptonhttp://amzn.to/1AxJRjU11Visualisation and Infographic Design$14.1020102242,4241504.5Great handbookgreat additions!Great book for anyone graphically inclinedDo not buy Kindle version
Princeton Architectural Press
1568989695
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Creative Workshop: 80 Challenges to Sharpen Your Design SkillsDavid Sherwinhttp://amzn.to/1DyqLfD11Data Analysis with Open Source Tools, by Philipp K. Janert$16.6820102563,474874.5
Excellent book of exercises and inspirations for designers
Simply amazingReally neat book!Don't buy it if you are using iPad.HOW Books1600617972
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Gamestorming: A Playbook for Innovators, Rulebreakers, and ChangemakersDave Grayhttp://amzn.to/1AxJUfz11$20.4820102906,1821004.5Game On
A play book for work and life
Building a Shared Language of Effective Meeting Strategies (and more)
Activites for Groups, would be a better title
O'Reilly Media596804172
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How to Lie with StatisticsDarrell Huffhttp://amzn.to/1DyqLfu11Communication and Information Design$9.7719931447,2202634.5
very popular account of how statistics can be misused
Statistics don't lie; people do.
An Entertaining Primer on the Validity of Statistics
Great introW. W. Norton & Company393310728
classic, easy to read.
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Visual Explanations: Images and Quantities, Evidence and NarrativeEdward R. Tuftehttp://amzn.to/1AxJE0111Visual Perception and Visual Design$42.75199715614,804604.5Rewarding to those willing to spend time on it
Tufte is an intellectual giant
Readers Delightanother great book by Tufte on graphsGraphics Press961392126
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Information is BeautifulDavid McCandlesshttp://amzn.to/1AxJRAo11$24.072012?136,813204.5Please be aware
Approach with skepticism...
Translating Numbers
Most fun with any book in a long, long time!
Collins7492898
hmm. nice pics. but learning value (if I remember that right)
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Information Visualization, Third Edition: Perception for Design (Interactive Technologies)Colin Warehttp://amzn.to/1EHgBh811Communication and Information Design$19.842004536303,31164.5Information graphics meet cognitive psychology
Authoritative Reference for Understanding "Design Perception"
Great addition of Guidelines throughout?123814642
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The Future of the Book (Market Economy)Nunberg, Geoffreyhttp://amzn.to/1AxJUvY11Communication and Information Design$31.201996250754,32624.5
Strong on history of the book; weak on computer texts.
One of the best meditations on old and new media
?520204514
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The Power of the 2 x 2 Matrix: Using 2 x 2 Thinking to Solve Business Problems and Make Better DecisionsAlex Lowyhttp://amzn.to/1AxJRQW11$54.0320103521,440,41164.5
A rich new approach to structuring business problems
A must buy...Jossey-Bass1118008790
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Thinking, Fast and SlowDaniel Kahnemanhttp://amzn.to/1AxJTYT11Visualisation and Infographic Design$8.3020135128115514.4
Annotations on Kahneman's table of contents - a survey of logic and illogic
A brilliant book by a brilliant mind. BE SKEPTICAL ANYWAY.
Buy the real book, not the ebookThis is how you thinkFarrar, Straus and Giroux374533555great
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The Design of Everyday Things: Revised and Expanded EditionDonald A. Normanhttp://amzn.to/1wF6gkC11Visualisation and Infographic Design$12.0920133682,412714.4Great book - no matter what your profession
Half as long would have been twice as good.
It can change your lifeThe Revised Edition is GreatBasic Books465050654
classic. easy read, medium applicability.
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The Visual Display of Quantitative InformationEdward R. Tuftehttp://amzn.to/1AxHYDQ11Communication and Information Design$29.6219902004,8561964.4
Extremely well researched book on what makes good design.
1st edition compared to 2nd
Mixed feelingsFive starsGraphics Press961392142
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Presentation Zen: Simple Ideas on Presentation Design and Delivery (2nd Edition) (Voices That Matter)Garr Reynoldshttp://amzn.to/1AxJUfD11Communication and Information Design$22.4620113126,8941304.4
Still the best book on modern presentation design and delivery
You Will Be Glad You Purchased This Book!
lots of claptrap punctuated with a few great ideas
Strive for Perfection?321811984good-ish
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Envisioning InformationEdward R. Tuftehttp://amzn.to/1wF5JPs11Visualisation and Infographic Design$40.8919901267,850954.4A Tour De Fource of Information DesignA superb, inspiring book!
Escaping Flatland, and avoiding chart junk along the way
Simply RemarkableGraphics Pr961392118
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Building StoriesChris Warehttp://amzn.to/1AxJRQI11Data Analysis with Open Source Tools, by Philipp K. Janert$30.06201226013,0301424.4Stunning--print is not dead
Reader's Guide to "Building Stories" & A Critique
Amazingly Affordable Piece of Artnot my favorite book by this artist?375424334
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Cool Infographics: Effective Communication with Data Visualization and DesignRandy Krumhttp://amzn.to/1EHieLI11Visualisation and Infographic Design$22.96201336829,561244.4How to create the look of informationBeyond coolMust have for any marketing/sales library
Essential reading for anyone interested in infographics
Wiley1118582306
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The Grammar of Graphics (Statistics and Computing)Leland Wilkinsonhttp://amzn.to/1EHigmN11 ➡ Chapter 1: “The Work of Representation”$119.202005691385,91554.4For a select few, it is a fascinating readGreat conversation starterFelt a little tricked...good?387245448
Influenced GGPlot and d3. Price is crazy.
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The Information Design HandbookKen Visocky O'Gradyhttp://amzn.to/1EHhzK811Data Analysis with Open Source Tools, by Philipp K. Janert$14.592008224488,836124.4good introduction to graphic/information designExcellent Info Design Bookexcellent guide
The Information Design Handbook by Jenn Visocky O'Grady, Ken Visocky O'Grady
HOW Books
160061048X
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We Feel Fine: An Almanac of Human EmotionSep Kamvarhttp://amzn.to/1AxJeqn11Historical, Business and Inspiration$12.002009288504,860194.4
Beautiful Book! Very different from its web counterpart, but equally entertaining (and moving).
Beautiful Examination of Human Emotion!
I Felt MesmerizedBeautiful, Well-Crafted, Great GiftScribner1439116830
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Excel 2007 Dashboards and Reports For DummiesMichael Alexanderhttp://amzn.to/1EHidr511$18.412008344552,245324.4Great book
Tremendously helpful in presenting Web Analytics data
A Dashboard Dummie No MoreGreat Book, Very UsefulFor Dummies470228148
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Glut: Mastering Information through the AgesAlex Wrighthttp://amzn.to/1AxJUfn11Visualisation and Infographic Design$14.162008296580,123114.4Fascinating
excellent look at information
The first book that made me feel good about the field of librarianship!
Get GlutCornell University Press801475090
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Cartoon Guide to Statistics Larry Gonick, Woollcott Smith 11Data Analysis with Open Source Tools, by Philipp K. Janert19932404.4
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The Signal and the Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail--but Some Don'tNate Silverhttp://amzn.to/1EHieLw11$13.2620155603,1978944.3
Much-needed insight to understand and improve predictive science
Great book, and here are some takeaways
Lively statistics
Disappointing, too much noise, too little insight
Penguin Books143125087
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slide:ology: The Art and Science of Creating Great PresentationsNancy Duartehttp://amzn.to/1EHieLC11Visual Perception and Visual Design$20.2920082965,1912024.3Overrated, extremely light on content
Yet another designer's book
don't buy this bookEmperor's New Old ClothesO'Reilly Media596522347
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The Best American Infographics 2014Gareth Cookhttp://amzn.to/1wF6gAQ11Visual Perception and Visual Design$12.5020141608,901364.3Thought Provoking Visuals
Good and Often Interesting Infographics
Picture > 700 Words
I purchased the 2013 version of this book and it was great to flip through it
?547974515
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Metaphors We Live ByGeorga Lakoff and Mark Johnsonhttp://amzn.to/1DyqLfx11Visualisation and Infographic Design$10.5520032569,292814.3Structured ExperienceMetaphors we think by.Unintended consequences...
Landmark! - A sense of recognition sets in
University Of Chicago Press226468011
great, medium difficulty.
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The Medium is the MessageMarshall McLuhanhttp://amzn.to/1EHidaz11Visualisation and Infographic Design$10.54196716013,608694.3Wisdom from the Prophet of the InternetI Get Goosebumps...The Best Place to StartA profitable book!Gingko Press1584230703
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Interactive Data Visualization for the WebScott Murrayhttp://amzn.to/1DyqJnT11Visual Perception and Visual Design$26.85201327216,721424.3Very high production values!
Good elementary tutorial throws a tantalizing net
HTML/Javascript based data viz via the D3 library
A refinement of his popular online tutorial series
O'Reilly Media1449339735
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Now You See It: Simple Visualization Techniques for Quantitative AnalysisStephen Fewhttp://amzn.to/1EHigmF11$28.49200932917,059474.3Visualization Tools For Business Analytics
The one visualization book to have in the office
Great introduction to Visual Analysis
Clear and calm guide to info visualization
Analytics Press970601980
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The Best American Infographics 2013Gareth Cookhttp://amzn.to/1EHidaG11$14.66201318429,492424.3Size matters
Poor Binding, a blemish on otherwise strong collection
For the DESIGN quality onlyContent over crease center?547973373
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Unfolding the Napkin: The Hands-On Method for Solving Complex Problems with Simple PicturesDan Roamhttp://amzn.to/1EHidr011Visual Perception and Visual Design$17.16200932039,513344.3Hands-on winner!
It's a must have if you're serious about communicating
Dan's Godfather IIIgreat, but let it be a workbook morePortfolio1591843197
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How to Lie with Maps (2nd Edition)Mark Monmonierhttp://amzn.to/1EHidaE11Chapter 5: “A Nervous System for the Earth”$14.53199620794,400244.3A useful tool for mapping professionals.Could have been better
Decent overview of the subject, but not particularly enlightening.
A useful additionUniversity Of Chicago Press226534219
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The Wall Street Journal Guide to Information Graphics: The Dos and Don'ts of Presenting Data, Facts, and FiguresDona M. Wonghttp://amzn.to/1AxJg1J11$21.03201016095,862434.3Beautiful
Keep This One On Your Desk
useful and usable guidelines for creating charts and graphs
A bible for visual communicationW. W. Norton & Company393072959
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Visual Thinking: for Design (Morgan Kaufmann Series in Interactive Technologies)Colin Warehttp://amzn.to/1DypR2z11Visualisation and Infographic Design$41.922008256598,021144.3richly informative, conciseDon't miss it
Exicting, Original, Superb Overall, Could be Expanded
Loved it!?123708966
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The Information: A History, A Theory, A FloodJames Gleickhttp://amzn.to/1DyqLfy11$11.47201154416,5352024.2
History & Explanation of "Information" With Biographies
Excellent at times, but uneven and fragmented
A Fascinating History of Information Technology
Vintage1400096235
92
Visualize This: The FlowingData Guide to Design, Visualization, and StatisticsNathan Yauhttp://amzn.to/1EHhxC711Visual Perception and Visual Design$24.26201138442,909634.2Diappointingly Vague and CircularGreat startTools usage, not design pricinplesNice book on visualizing with RWiley470944889
93
100 Diagrams That Changed the World: From the Earliest Cave Paintings to the Innovation of the iPodScott Christiansonhttp://amzn.to/1AxJRAk11 ➡ Chapter 1: “The Power of Representation”$19.17201222478,800394.2Amusing, but really only a coffee table bookPretty Pictures but...A perfect giftFascinating 100 DiagramsPlume452298776
94
Visual Complexity: Mapping Patterns of InformationManuel Limahttp://amzn.to/1DyqlG411$31.25201127292,858174.2Nice pictures but no explanationsIndispensable!Visually gorgeous, intellectually stunningInspirational and Informative
Princeton Architectural Press
1568989369
95
Turning Numbers into Knowledge: Mastering the Art of Problem SolvingJon Koomeyhttp://amzn.to/1AxJRAe11Data Analysis with Open Source Tools, by Philipp K. Janert$17.89200824797,166424.2Among the most influential books I've read
Zen and the Art of Statistical Analysis
Basic book
Great treatise on critical thinking and organization
Analytics Press970601921
96
ggplot2: Elegant Graphics for Data Analysis (Use R!)Hadley Wickhamhttp://amzn.to/1AxJUw711Data Analysis with Open Source Tools, by Philipp K. Janert$57.242009213150,623404.2create elegant plots with ease
shows how to build gorgeous statistical graphics
Nice resource, but already out of date
A must have book for data visualization
?387981403
97
Now You See It: How Technology and Brain Science Will Transform Schools and Business for the 21st CenturyCathy N. Davidsonhttp://amzn.to/1AxJTZ711Data Analysis with Open Source Tools, by Philipp K. Janert$13.452012352181,466454.2A over-long magazine articleI Do See It
In the land of the attention blind, collaborators are king...
Now You See It: How the Brain Science of Attention Will Transform the Way We Live, Work, and Learn (Hardcover)
Penguin Books
014312126X
98
Data Analysis with Open Source ToolsPhilipp K. Janerthttp://amzn.to/1EHhWoa11Visualisation and Infographic Design$26.692010540190,836414.2It falls short of initial expectations
Full of insight, light on details
Good, not great. Prerequisites and chapter organization issues.
O'Reilly Media596802358
99
Beautiful Visualization: Looking at Data through the Eyes of Experts (Theory in Practice)Julie Steele and Noah Iliinskyhttp://amzn.to/1DyqNEf11Visualisation and Infographic Design$50.482010418349,973104.2
A Beautiful Collection on Visual Storytelling With Data
Incredibly interesting bookFascinating look at data visualization
Exploration, discovery and presentation
O'Reilly Media1449379869
100
Graphic Discovery: A Trout in the Milk and Other Visual AdventuresHoward Wainerhttp://amzn.to/1AxJUfF11Historical, Business and Inspiration$26.692007208594,98694.2Haphazard and poorly written
Review of Graphic Discovery - Howard Wainer
THE BEST MATHEMATICAL BOOK OF 2005Already seen elsewherePrinceton University Press691134057
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