How to Lie with Statistics (Google eBook)Over Half a Million Copies Soldan HonesttoGoodness Bestseller Darrell 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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Interesting and easy to read.  Goodreads
A very funny introduction to the misuse of statistics.  Goodreads
On the bright side, the illustrations were nice.  Goodreads
I often find them dull, boring, and difficult to read.  Goodreads
A piece of writing as practical as it is poignant.  Goodreads
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Review: How to Lie with Statistics
User Review  Xavier Shay  GoodreadsNice 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 Statistics
User Review  Kevin Cozzi  GoodreadsNot the easiest read, not because of content covered, but because so many of the examples were so dated (1920's1950'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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The WellChosen Average  29 
The Little Figures That Are Not There  39 
Much Ado about Practically Nothing  55 
The GeeWhiz Graph  62 
The OneDimensional Picture  68 
The Semiattached Figure  76 
Post Hoc Rides Again  89 
How to Statisticulate  102 
How to Talk Back to a Statistic  124 
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