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.
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.
An interesting perspective on a lot of information but expensive for what you get.Published 1 month ago by Dr. Kristi S. Fowler
Ordered an additional copy for my other son. They both love it!Published 1 month ago by T. DeGuelle
This is great! Made for a great gift too...
Has useful information and is really very well illustrated. Read more
I've actually purchased this book twice, both times as a gift. One of the people who I gave it to over a year ago mentions how cool the book is from time to time, and what a great... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Jaci
Gave this to my parents as a gift, they loved it. Everyone was very intrigued by all the interesting facts. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Amazon Customer
Great visuals, amazing information, well worth the purchase.Published 2 months ago by Stephanie S. Appiah
Love the concept, love the delivery. This book is as described and is oh so fun to look at and read through! Gives me so many ideas!!Published 2 months ago by AQBoston
A little off the main path, however, definitely interesting reading.Published 3 months ago by ERobles