- Survey on Visualization books
- Data-Driven Storytlling: Nathalie Henry Riche, Christophe Hurter, Nicholas Diakopoulos, Sheelagh Carpendale, 2018.
- How Charts Lie: Getting Smarter about Visual Information: Alberto Cairo, 2019
- Visual Journalism: Infographics from the World’s Best Newsrooms and Designers: Collection of infographics
- The Semiology of Graphics: Jacques Bertin. Classic standard on information visualization by French geographer Jacques Bertin. Published first in 1967
- Visualization Analysis and Design: Tamara Munzner. Tamara is Professor at the University of British Columbia. Her book spans a huge variety of frameworks and structures in information design and evaluation.
- Dear Data: Georgia Lupi, Stefanie Posavec. A book about the Dear Data “experiment”, beautiful hand-drawn data graphics.
- The Visual Display of Quantitative Data—Edward Tufte:
- Show me the Data: Stephen Few.
- Visual Complexity: Mapping Patterns of Information: Marco Lima. Examples of visualizations, mostly networks, trees, some maps.
- Information Visualization: Perception for Design: Colin Ware. Another classic visualization handbook with many descriptions of vision and perception, 3D visualization, etc.
- Beautiful Visualization: Julie Steele, Noah P. N. Iliinsky.
- Data Visualization: Andy Kirk. Post and undergraduates interested in coding data visualizations.
- Milestones in the history of thematic cartography, statistical graphics, and data visualization: Michael Friendly.
- Cartographies of Time: Daniel Rosenberg.
- The Book of Circles: Visualizing Spheres of Knowledge: Manuel Lima.
- The Book of Trees: Visualizing Branches of Knowledge: Manual Lima.