The Best American Infographics 2013

By Gareth Cook (Editor); David Byrne (Introduction by)
(Mariner Books, Paperback, 9780547973371, 184pp.)

Publication Date: October 8, 2013

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The newest volume—fresh and visually arresting—in the acclaimed Best American series, showcasing the finest examples of data visualization from the past year

About the Author
Series editor GARETH COOK is a Pulitzer Prize winning journalist, a contributor to the New York Times Magazine, and the editor of "Mind Matters,"Scientific American's neuroscience blog. He helped invent theBoston Globe s SundayIdeas section and served as its editor from 2007 to 2011. His work has also appeared in, Wired, Scientific American, andThe Best American Science andNature Writing.

David Byrne is a renowned artist, the force behind the Talking Heads and creator of the highly regarded record label Luaka Bop. He is a photographer, film director, and author.

Friday, Oct 18, 2013

Modern science infographics can show everything from rising temperatures to population growth�"if you know how to read them. The Best American Infographics 2013 editor Gareth Cook and neuroscientist Stephen Kosslyn explain how to be a savvier infographics reader, and how to spot graphics that mislead. More at

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