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The Visual Miscellaneum: A Colorful Guide to the World's Most Consequential Trivia

 
 
 
 
The Visual Miscellaneum: A Colorful Guide to the World's Most Consequential Trivia
Author: David McCandless
ISBN 13: 9780061748363
ISBN 10: 61748366
Edition: Csm
Publisher: Harper Design
Publication Date: 2009-11-10
Format: Paperback
Pages: 256
List Price: $26.99
 
 

The Visual Miscellaneum is a unique, groundbreaking look at the modern information age, helping readers make sense of the countless statistics and random facts that constantly bombard us. Using cutting edge graphs, charts, and illustrations, David McCandless creatively visualizes the world's surprising relationships and compelling data, covering everything from the most pleasurable guilty pleasures to how long it takes different condiments to spoil to world maps of Internet search terms.

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“Dangerous…to have on your desk if you have other work to get done….[T]he visuals will draw you in, and the sharpness of the questions some of them attempt to answer—and the efficiency with which they can communicate complex comparisons in a single page—will keep you hooked.”