How to Lie with Statistics

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Now available in audio for the first time! Darrell Huff's celebrated classic How to Lie with Statistics is a straight-forward and engaging guide to understanding the manipulation and misrepresentation of information that could be lurking behind every graph, chart, and infographic. Originally published in 1954, it remains as relevant and necessary as ever in our digital world where information is king--and as easy to distort and manipulate as it is to access. A precursor to modern popular science books like Steven D. Levitt ...

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HBL3973

Apr 10, 2014

A timeless classic

My father had this on his bookshelf when I was a kid several decades ago and it is still as fresh and relevant today as ever. I sent the copy I bought this time around to a Stanford professor who had important facts and conclusions, but marred them, in my view, by statistical graphics that unnecessarily distorted the underlying numbers.

BigJay

Mar 18, 2010

Dated, but Hilarious

This is a great book exposing how statistics can be misused. It is dated, but the info is still accurate.

Wiltpruf

Jan 9, 2009

Relevant and Funny

This is a great little book, with extremely relevant information, delivered with a very tongue-in-cheek style of humor that is very refreshing.

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