How to Lie with Statistics (Google eBook)
Over Half a Million Copies Sold--an Honest-to-Goodness BestsellerDarrell Huff runs the gamut of every popularly used type of statistic, probes such things as the sample study, the tabulation method, the interview technique, or the way the results are derived from the figures, and points up the countless number of dodges which are used to full rather than to inform.
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Review: How to Lie with StatisticsUser Review - Xavier Shay - Goodreads
Nice short introduction to basic ways of misconstruing numbers such as mean/median averages, sampling bias, and correlation/causation mix ups. Plenty of examples. Not much in here if you're already ... Read full review
Review: How to Lie with StatisticsUser Review - Kevin Cozzi - Goodreads
Not the easiest read, not because of content covered, but because so many of the examples were so dated (1920's-1950's), it caused some of the subtle points being made to be rather cryptic. Made great points otherwise, and definitely produced a few chuckles...enjoyable illustrations, as well. Read full review
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