The Truthful Art: Data, Charts, and Maps for Communication (Voices That Matter)

March 15, 2020 - Comment


Anonymous says:

The Truthful Review In brief: this is an excellent book. Packed full of excellent examples from across the world. Clearly written, easy to digest and well structured. Cairo knows his subject very well.First of all, this book looks and feels nice. It gets lots of praise in the insidde cover pages and, like Nigel Holmes says, you too might be horrified upon reading this book at how much you didn’t know. Me too. But I don’t think it’s really a cover-to-cover read anyway; more of a life-long…

Anonymous says:

Engaging and thought-provoking I’ve read many data visualisation books over the years and this has to be one of my favourites… having felt that I’ve mastered the ‘basics’ of what makes a good vis, I was looking for something that took my thinking on a few levels and covered the topic in more depth, which is what this book offers. I’ve been a fan of Alberto’s work for a while, particularly due to his focus on how to tell stories from often complex data in way that engages a wide range of audiences, something often…

Anonymous says:

Thought provoking, practical and inspiring What I like about Alberto Cairo ‘s work and advice is that it is practical, especially in corporate / less data literate settingsPage after page of stunning graphics, each with multiple links to further examples and sources. Even if you think that you know all about data visualisation, you should still make time to read this because it will make you think about new ways of presenting data

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