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    Knowledge is Beautiful (Collins) (Hardback) By (author) David McCandless

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    DescriptionKnowledge is Beautiful is the follow-up to David's captivating bestseller Information is Beautiful. Knowledge is Beautiful will offer a deeper, more ranging look at the world and its history, and will be sought out by a broad audience from kids and teens to parents and an older non-fiction-loving market, in addition to McCandless's core fan base. The entire book is crowd-sourced -- adding an exciting further layer to the book's appeal and its promotion.


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    Title
    Knowledge is Beautiful
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) David McCandless
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 256
    Width: 195 mm
    Height: 252 mm
    Thickness: 23 mm
    Weight: 1,020 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780007427925
    ISBN 10: 0007427921
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: GEN
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T2.0
    DC22: 032
    BIC subject category V2: GBA
    Libri: ENGM3700, WELS3014, WELS3032
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 14110
    BISAC V2.8: REF010000
    Thema V1.0: GBA
    Publisher
    HarperCollins Publishers
    Imprint name
    Collins
    Publication date
    27 March 2014
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    David McCandless is an award-winning writer and journalist. His work has appeared in over 30 magazines in the UK and the US and all over the web. He currently works as creative consultant for Orange and the BBC and writes about the Internet, underground culture and 'anything interesting' for Wired and The Guardian.
    Review quote
    PRAISE FOR INFORMATION IS BEAUTIFUL: 'Unbelievably brilliant' Vogue '(A) terrific compendium of visual information' Shortlist 'In this intriguing book, David McCandless presents a cavalcade of compelling and colourful graphics, each one innovative in its attempt to offer a new perspective on some of our most pervasive twenty-first century obsessions' Time Out 'Stunning' The Sunday Times 'Thought-provoking, lovingly-crafted and informative; a handsome book that anyone would be grateful to receive' Picked as one of the best science books of the year in Arts & Books, Independent on Sunday 'What David McCandless has done is genius... dry data is transformed into small pieces of pop art that engage so much you end up learning more, without realising it. The ideal encyclopaedia for the information age.' Red Handed