[The Visual Miscellaneum](http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0061748366?ie=UTF8&tag=harmonicfunct-20&linkCode=as2&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=0061748366) is a coffee table book of visualizations. The author, [David McCandless](http://70.32.102.55/about/), has a [post](http://70.32.102.55/2009/the-visual-miscellaneum/) on his site showing some photos of the book. McCandless writes about the book:

> Overall though, I think it’s pretty good. Ultimately, I wanted to explore a whole range of subjects as visually and beautifully as possible, with the minimum of text. I hope I managed it and I hope you enjoy it.

You can [pre-order](http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0061748366?ie=UTF8&tag=harmonicfunct-20&linkCode=as2&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=0061748366) now, it will be available in the US on November 10.