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User Review  - KirkLowery - LibraryThing

An eye-opening read. As a linguistic who deals with databases, this book dramatically improved my writing and design of graphics for publication. Read full review

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User Review  - jasonli - LibraryThing

In "Visual Explanations," Tufte walks us through various case studies of visual explanations (charts, graphs, graphics, diagrams and maps). Some of the case studies are about great works, while others ... Read full review

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User Review  - shdawson - LibraryThing

Wow, is this an excellent book. It very much helped my presentation of data skills, and beefed up the Power Point approach as well. I abhor presentations, as the facts are what I am after. The ability ... Read full review

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User Review  - gbsallery - LibraryThing

It's been a while since I read anything by Tufte; luckily, this volume lives up to the fond remembrance I have of his earlier works. As with his other books, this work explores various aspects of the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Murdocke23 - LibraryThing

A few more great concepts from Tutfe, but some re-hashing of previous info and in high-and-mighty tone. Examples include ones dealing with statistics, instructions and more. Read full review

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User Review  - alspray - LibraryThing

The troublesome part of Visual Explanations (and all of Tufte's books really) is that it's so pleasurable you forget that you're supposed to be learning something. As distinct from the other two books ... Read full review

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User Review  - Klatoo - LibraryThing

The third of Tufte's series on information display, this book centers on visually explaining things (in Tufte's words, "pictures of verbs".) Often quoted as indispensable in the field, it doesn't ... Read full review

Visual explanations: images and quantities, evidence and narrative

User Review  - Not Available - Book Verdict

Tufte is the master of visualization. You can immediately add this new work alongside his previous gems, Visual Display of Quantitative Information (1983) and Envisioning Information (1990, both from ... Read full review

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User Review  - jamespurcell - LibraryThing

Excellent overview of the art of visual explanations Read full review

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User Review  - wfzimmerman - LibraryThing

The best book ever written on this subject, and one of the best books ever written, period. Read full review


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