Now You See It: Simple Visualization Techniques for Quantitative Analysis by Stephen Few
Publication Date: 2009-04-01
Although often overshadowed by the famous Edward Tufte, many consider Steven Few one of the greats of data visualization. 'Now You See It' serves as an effective introduction to data visualization.
The Wall Street Journal Guide to Information Graphics by Dona M. Wong
Publication Date: 2013-12-16
Wong's guide, 'The Wall Street Journal Guide to Information Graphics' serves as a useful reference guide for those interested in data visualization, covering a wide range of topics relevant to those with varying levels of expertise.
The Best American Infographics 2014 by Nate Silver (Introduction by); Gareth Cook (Editor)
Publication Date: 2014-10-07
Nate Silver, founder and editor-in-chief of fivethirtyeight, wrote the introduction for this excellent collection, which gives a sense of recent work done in the field of data visualization.
Information Visualization by Colin Ware
Publication Date: 2012-05-18
Ware's book, 'Information Visualization: Perception for Design' explores the science of effective data visualization, providing hundreds of examples.
The Visual Display of Quantitative Information by Edward R. Tufte
Publication Date: 2001-07-09
A classic read in the field of data visualization, Edward Tufte's 'The Visual Display of Quantitative Information' successfully weaves insightful commentary, humor, and a multitude of examples of effective display of data.