
*Lynn Steen (2001), Mathematics and
Democracy: The Case for Q/L

*Joel Best (2002), Damned Lies and Statistics

*Victor Cohn (1989), News and
Numbers

*Howard Wainer (2005),
Graphic Discovery: A Trout in the Milk and Other Adventures.

*Darrell Huff (1954), How To Lie
with Statistics

Jane M. Watson (2006),
Statistical Literacy at School

Gerald Bracey (2006),
Reading Educational Research: How to Avoid Getting Statistically Snookered

Robyn Dawes (2001),
Everyday
Irrationality

Gerd Gigerenzer (2002), Calculated Risks: How to Know When Numbers Deceive You

*John Paulos (1988), Innumeracy:
Mathematical Illiteracy and its Consequences

*Lynn Arthur Steen (2004), Achieving
Quantitative Literacy

Stanley Lieberson (1985),
Making
It Count

Othmar Winkler (2009),
Interpreting Economic and Social Data: A Foundation of Descriptive
Statistics

Edward Tufte (1983),
The Visual
Display of Quantitative Information

*Jane Miller (2004), The Chicago
Guide to Writing About Numbers

*Joel Best (2004), More Damned Lies and
Statistics

*Howard Wainer (2000),
Visual
Revelations

*Edward Tufte (1995),
Visual
Explanations

*Lynn Steen (1997), Why Numbers Count:
Quantitative Literacy for Tomorrow’s America

A. K. Dewdney (1995),
200% of
Nothing: From “Percentage Pumping” to “Irrational Ratios”

*John Brignell (2000),
Sorry, Wrong
Number

Hans Zeisel (1947), Say It With
Figures

*John Brignell (2004),
The
Epidemiologists

John Allen Paulos (1995),
A
Mathematician Reads the Newspaper

Eleanor Wilson Orr
(1987), Twice as Less: Does Black English stand between black
students and success in math and science
* Recommended for newcomers.
PRAISEWORTHY CONTENDERS:

Richard Gillman (2006),
Current Practices in Quantitative Literacy

John Allen Paulos (1993), once upon a number: the hidden
mathematical logic of stories

Jane Miller (2005),
The Chicago
Guide to Writing About Multivariate Analysis

*David Murray, Joel
Schwartz & Robert Lichter (2001). It Ain’t Necessarily So. How
Media Make & Unmake the Scientific Picture of Reality.

Phillip Meyer (1991),
The New Precision Journalism

Lynn Steen, Editor (1990), On The Shoulder’s Of Giants: New
Approaches to Numeracy

Sarah Cohen (2001), Numbers in the Newsroom: Using Math and
Statistics in the News

Stephen K. Campbell
(1974), Flaws and Fallacies in Statistical Thinking
Statistical literacy
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Statistical Literacy 
4,824 

How To Lie With
Statistics by Darrel Huff, 1954 (Darrell died June 27, 2001 at
age 87) 
7,402 

Predictably
Irrational: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions 
14,222 

The Drunkard's
Walk: How Randomness Rules Our Lives by Leonard Mlodinow (2008) 
23,070 

Statistics for the
Utterly Confused (2nd ed.) by Lloyd Jaisingh, 2000 
32,261 

Damned Lies and
Statistics by Joel Best, 2000 
36,130 

Guesstimation:
Solving the World's Problems on the Back of a Cocktail Napkin 
66,471 

Innumeracy:
Mathematical Illiteracy and Its Consequences by John Paulos,
1985 
82,669 

The Chicago Guide to Writing about Numbers by Jane Miller (2004) 
83,818 

StatSpotting: A Field Guide to Identifying Dubious Data (Hc) by
Joel Best (2008) 
84,346 

Know Your Chances:
Understanding Health Statistics 
95,657 

More Damned Lies and Statistics: How Numbers Confuse Public
Issues by Joel Best (2004) 
109,802 

Cult of Statistical Significance by Deidre McCloskey and Stephen
Ziliak (2008) 
113,902 

The Numbers Game: The Commonsense Guide to Understanding Numbers
in the News, in Politics, and in Life by Michael Blastland and
Andrew Dilnot 
137,930 

200% of Nothing by
A. K. Dewdney, 1999 
161,338 

A Mathematician
Reads the Newspaper by John Paulos, 1999 
165,633 

Statistical Myths,
Urban Legends 
183,446 

Beyond Numeracy:
Ruminations of a Numbers Man by John Paulos, 1992 
333,407 

The Chicago Guide to Writing about Multivariate Analysis
(Chicago Guide) by Jane Miller (Pb. Hc) 2005 
338,289 

Probably Not:
Future Prediction Using Probability and Statistical Inference 
460,996 

Uncertainty and
Risk: Multidisciplinary Perspectives 
463,072 

Statistical
Misconceptions 
469,862 

What the Numbers Say: A Field Guide to Mastering Our Numerical
World by Niederman and Boyd (2004 hc) 
473,281 

Measuring Up: What
Educational Testing Really Tells Us 
505,387 

The Tiger That
Isn't: Seeing Through a World of Numbers 
523,604 

The Inner Life of
Numbers 
573,925 

Chance Rules: An
Informal Guide to Probability, Risk and Statistics 
580,673 

Facts From Figures
by M. J. Moroney, 1951 (2nd ed. 1953; reprinted 1990) 
658,633 

Once upon A Number
by John Paulos, 1999 
700,552 

The Arithmetic of
Life and Death by George Shaffner, May 2001 New Ed. 
732,845 

It's Great! Oops,
No It Isn't: Why Clinical Research Can't Guarantee The Right
Medical Answers by Ronald Gauch 
802,733 

Making It Count:
Improvement of Social Research and Theory by Stanley Lieberson,
1985 
956,905 

Prove It With
Figures by Hans Zeisel and D. H. Kaye, 1997 
1,011,009 

Developing Students
Statistical Reasoning: Connecting Research and Teaching Practice 
1,307,568 

Bridging the
Statistical Gap 
1,373,950 

MathSemantics by
Edward MacNeal, 1994 (Reprint 1995) 
1,386,114 

Unlatching the Gate 
1,665,880 

RANDOMNICITY: Rules
and Randomness in the Realm of the Infinite 
1,709,632 

Everyday
Probability and Statistics: Health, Elections, Gambling and War 
2,275,309 

Say It With Figures
by Hans Zeisel, 1957 (6th ed. 1968) 
4,038,576 

Turn Numbers into
Knowledge 





MAA: Quantitative Literacy 


Calculation vs. Context: QL and Its Implications for Teacher
Education. Edited by Steen and Madison MAA 2008 


Current Practices in QL Programs. Edited by Rick Gillman MAA
2007 
1,207,941 

On the Shoulders of
Giants: New Approaches to Numeracy, 1990 by Lynn Steen MAA 
1,339,443 

Why Numbers Count:
Quantitative Literacy for Tomorrow's America, 1997 MAA 
1,365,145 

Mathematics and Democracy, 2001 
1,373,586 

Literacy & Math: Contemporary QL by Abromson Jay and Isom
Mathew, 2nd ed. 2006 





ASA: Quantitative Literacy 
1,380,800 

Exploring Data
(Quantitative Literacy Series) by Landwehr and Watkins, 1994 
1,136,439 

Exploring
Probability (Quantitative Literacy Series) by Newman et al.,
1987 





Textbooks: Quantitative Reasoning 
126,376 

Using and
Understanding Mathematics: A Quantitative Reasoning Approach by
Bennett and Briggs, 2008 4th ed 
211,153 

For All Practical
Purposes: Mathematical Literacy in Today's World by COMAP, 2001
(8th ed. 2008) 
229,107 

Mathematics for
Life by Pierce, Wright and Roland, 1997 (Preliminary edition) 
252,735 

Quantitative Reasoning: Tools for Today's Informed Citizen with
CD by Sevilla and Summers (2008 pb) 
484,367 

Mathematical Thinking & Quantitative Reasoning by Aufmann,
Lockwood et al (2007) 
719,265 

Quantitative Reasoning and the Environment by Langkamp and Hull
(2006 pb) 
1,533,721 

Mathematics for Life: Foundation Course for Quantitative
Literacy by Pierce et al., 1997 
2,580,871 

Mathematical Thinking & Quantitative Reasoning by Linda R. Sons,
Peter J. Nicholls, and Joseph B. Stephen (1998 pb\) 
3,405,397 

Quantitative
Reasoning: Mathematics for Citizens in the 21st Century by
Bennett, Briggs and Morrow, 1998 





Textbooks: Statistical Literacy 
54,700 

Statistics by
Freedman, Pisani and Purves, 1978 (4th ed. 2007 pb) 
55,821 

The Basic Practice of Statistics: (Cloth Text & Student CD) by
David Moore (5th ed 2009 pb) 
80,815 

Seeing Through
Statistics by Jessica Utts, 1996 (2nd ed. 1999) 
92,444 

Statistics: Concepts and Controversies by David Moore and
William Notz (7th ed. 2008 pb) 
571,103 

Just Plain Data Analysis: Finding, Presenting, and Interpreting
Social Science Data by Gary Klass (2008) 
1,261,871 

Statistical Literacy at School: Growth & Goals by Jane Watson
(2006) 
3,508,764 

Statistics: A new
Approach by Wallis and Roberts, 1957 (10th printing, 1964) 1967 





Charts and Graphs 
2,254 

The Visual Display
of Quantitative Information by Edward Tufte, 1983 
2,687 

Envisioning
Information, 1990 
11,625 

Visual Explanations
: Images and Quantities, Evidence and Narrative by Edward Tufte,
1997 
19,447 

Say It with
Presentations: How to Design and Deliver Successful Business
Presentations by Gene Zelazny, 2006 
62,561 

Visual &
Statistical Thinking: Displays of Evidence for Decision Making,
1997 
102,222 

Say It with Charts:
The Executive's Guide to Visual Communication by Gene Zelazny,
19?? 
127,468 

Information
Graphics by Robert L. Harris, 2000 
170,991 

The Elements of
Graphing Data by William S. Cleveland, 1994 
173,267 

Visualizing Data by
William S. Cleveland, 1993 
529,424 

The Grammar of
Graphics by Leland Wilkinson, 2005 2nd ed 
595,926 

Visualizing
Categorical Data by Michael Friendly, 2001 
743,762 

Visual Revelations
by Howard Wainer, 2000 
982,560 

Graphing Statistics & Data: Creating Better Charts by Anders and
Britt Wallgren, 1996 
703,014 

How To Lie with
Charts by Gerald Jones, 2000 





Epidemiology 
610,145 

Modern Epidemiology
by Kenneth Rothman and Sander Greenland, 199? (2nd edition,
1998) 
777,835 

Making Sense of
[Epidemiological] Data by J. H. Abrahamson, 199? (3rd ed.,
2001) 
3,444,686 

Epidemiology by
Christie, Gordon and Heller, 1987 (2nd ed., 1996) pb 





Demographics 
749,062 

Sampling of
Populations: Methods and Applications by Levy and Lemeshow, 19??
(3rd ed. 1998) 
749,062 

Demographic Methods
by Andrew Hinde, 1997 
944,966 

Methods and Models
in Demography by Colin Newell, 1989 
1,607,064 

Plant and Animal
Population: Methods in Demography by Thomas Ebert, 1997 





Observational Studies; Multiple Regression 
16,540 

Applied Multiple
Regression (for Social Sciences) by Cohen et al, 1984, 3rd ed. 
25,868 

Data Analysis Using Regression and Multilevel/Hierarchical
Models by Gelman and Hill (2006 pb) 
52,344 

Logistic
Regression: A Self Learning Text by David Kleinbaum, 2005, 2nd
ed. 
164,285 

Design of Observational Studies by Rosenbaum (2009 hc) 
250,388 

Multiple
Regression: Testing and Interpreting Interactions by Aiken et
al, 1996 
250,474 

Applied Logistic
Regression by David Hosmer and Stanley Lemeshow, 2001 NEW 
260,012 

Multiple Regression
in Behavioral Research by Elazar Pedhazur, 1997 
274,713 

Regression Models
for Categorical .... Variables by Scott Long, 1997 
275,736 

Modeling Regression
Strategies by Frank Harrell, June 2001 
421,549 

Observational Studies by Rosenbaum (2002 2nd ed hc) 
443,801 

Regression Analysis
of Count Data (Econometric Society) by Cameron and Trivedi, 1998 
508,563 

Graph Algebra: Math Modeling by Courtney Brown (2007 pb) 





Chance 
324 

The Black Swan by Nassim Taleb (hc) 2004 
482 

Against the Gods:
The Remarkable Story of Risk by Peter Bernstein, 1998 
5,520 

Fooled By
Randomness .. in the Markets and Life by Nassim Taleb, 2004, 2nd
ed. 
70,168 

Simple Heuristics That Make Us Smart by Gigerenzer and Todd
(2000 pb) 
84,346 

Know Your Chances: Understanding Health Statistics (Pb) 
94,470 

Gut Feelings: The Intelligence of the Unconscious by Gerd
Gigerenzer (2008 pb) 
154,213 

Calculated Risks: How to Know When Numbers Deceive You by Gerd
Gigerenzer (1986 pb) 
224,639 

Rationality for Mortals: How People Cope with Uncertainty by
Gerd Gigerenzer (2008 hc) 
263,987 

The Taming of
Chance by Tim and Ian Hacking, 1990 
288,483 

Bounded Rationality: The Adaptive Toolbox by Gigerenzer and
Shelton (2002 pb) 
294,082 

Reckoning with Risk: Learning to Live with Uncertainty by Gerd
Gigerenzer (2003 pb) 
365,988 

Laws of the Game by
Winkler et al., 1993 
575,435 

Heuristics and the Law. Ed by Gerd Gigerenzer and Christop Engel
(2006 hc) 
644,553 

The Empire of Chance: How Probability Changed Science and
Everyday Life by Gigerenzer, Swijtink, Porter, and Daston (1990) 
850,692 

Adaptive Thinking: Rationality in the Real World (Evolution and
Cognition Series) by Gerd Gigerenzer (2002 pb) 
881,060 

The Precautionary
Principle:.. Environmental Risk Assessment by Goklany, 2001 
933,545 

From Chance to
Choice: Genetics and Justice, Buchanan et al., 2000 
956,203 

Rethinking Risk and
the Precautionary Principle by Julian Morris Ed., 2000 
1,056,230 

Protecting Public
Health and the Environment: The Precautionary Principle by
Raffensperger et al., 1999 
1,702,673 

Ecological
Numeracy: Quantitative Analysis of Environmental Issues by
Robert Herendeen, 1998 
2,406,841 

Change, Chance and
Optimality (Oxford Linguistics) by April McHon, 2000 
5,572,793 

Chance and
Structure: Logical Foundations of Probability by John Vickers,
1989 
Out of Print 

Precautionary
Principle and Children's Health by Craig Lorraine ed., Special
Edition 2001 
New 

Coming to Terms with Chance by Jr Oscar H. Gandy (2009 hc) 





Statistical Significance 
254,684 

Statistics as
Principled Argument by Robert Abelson, 1995 
716,309 

Sense and Nonsense
of Statistical Inference by Chamont Wang, 1993 
3,366,316 

The Significance
Controversy: A Reader by Denton Morrison, 1970 
3,150,558 

Statistical
Inference: Commentary for Social and Behavioural Sciences by
Michael Oakes, 1986 [Out of Print] 





Risk 
12,023 

The Intelligent
Asset Allocator:.. Maximize Returns and Minimize Risk by William
Bernstein, 2000 
31,307 

Choices, Values and
Frames by Kahneman and Tversky, 2000 
161,856 

Value at Risk: New
Benchmark for Managing Financial Risk by Philippe Jourion, 3rd
ed 2006 
197,908 

Asset Allocation:
Balancing Financial Risk by Roger Gibson, 3rd. ed. 2000 
290,548 

Risk Analysis: A
Quantitative Guide by David Vose, 3rd ed. 2008 
569,582 

Risk Management by
Crouhy, et al., 2000 
1,938,703 

The Economics of
Risk and Time by Christian Gollier, 2001 





Chance and the Universe 
132,324 

Not by Chance:
Shattering the Modern Theory of Evolution, Buchanan et al., 1998 
871,727 

God, Chance and
Necessity by Keith Ward, 1990 
1,148,219 

The Riddled Chain:
Chance, Coincidence and Chaos in Human Evolution by Jeffrey
McKee, 2000 
2,964,647 

The Creative Power
of Chance by Remy Lestienne, 1998 
3,999,337 

The Future of the
Universe: Chance, Chaos, God? by Arnold Benz, 2000 






77,888 

The Art of
Reasoning by David Kelley, 1998 3rd ed. 
406,188 

Causality: Models,
Reasoning and Inference by Judea Pearl, 19?? 
740,505 

The Art of Causal
Conjecture by Glen Shafer, 1996 
1,486,675 

Causality in
Crisis: Statistical Methods and the Search for Causal Knowledge
in the Social Sciences edited by McKim and Turner, 1997 





Statistical Reasoning 
10,299 

Elements of
Statistical Learning: Data Mining, Inference and Prediction by
Hastie, Tisbshirani and Friedman, 2009 3rd ed 
13,334 

Elements of
Statistical Learning: Data Mining, Inference and Prediction by
Hastie, Tisbshirani and Friedman, 2009 3rd ed 
28,358 

Head First Data Analysis: A Learner's Guide... by Michael Milton
(2009 pb) 
161,688 

Statistics For
Experimenters by George Box, J. Stuart Hunter and William
Hunter, 2005 2nd ed. 
318,767 

Reasoning With
Statistics: How To Read Quantitative Research by Fredrick
Williams, 2000 5th ed. 
404,173 

How to Tell the
Liars from the Statisticians by R. Hooke, 1983 
799,687 

Flaws and Fallacies
in Statistical Thinking by Stephen Campbell, 1974 
1,058,179 

Statistics in the
21st Century by Raftery and Tanner (2001) 
1,367,874 

Misused Statistics:
Making Sense out of Twisted Numbers by Jaffe, 1998 2nd ed 
1,572,000 

How to Think About
Statistics, 6th ed. by Harold Phillips, 1999 
2,345,393 

How To Use (and
Misuse) Statistics by Gregory A. Kimble, 1978 [Out of Print] 





Statistical Theory 
54,384 

Mail and Internet
Surveys: The Tailored Design Method by Don Dillman (2nd ed.1999) 
151,867 

Pattern
Classification by Duda, Hart and Stork (2nd ed. 2000) 





Biometric Statistics 
166,194 

Biological Sequence Analysis: Probabilistic Models ... by Durbin
et al. (Reprint ed. 1999) 
234,149 

Statistical Methods in Bioinformatics by Grant and Ewens, 2000 
272,168 

Biometry: Principles and Practices of Statistics... by Robert
Sokal (3rd ed. 1994) 
296,227 

Design and Analysis of Ecological Experiments by Scheiner and
Gurevitch, 2nd ed., 2000 
515,185 

Molecular Evolution and Phylogenetics by Nei and Kumar, 1999 
1,128,132 

Chance in the House of Fate: A Natural History of Heredity,
Jennifer Ackerman, 2000 
1,135,454 

Statistical Genomics: Linkage, Mapping and QTL Analysis by Liu,
1996 





Bayesian Reasoning 
217,532 

Introduction to Bayesian Statistics by William Bolstad (2nd ed) 
362,776 

Statistical
Decision Theory and Bayesian Analysis by James O. Berger, 1985
2nd edition 
575,484 

Scientific
Reasoning: The Bayesian Approach by Colin Howson and Peter
Urbach, 1993 2nd ed. 
624,704 

Bayesian Theory by
Jose Bernado and Adrian Smith, 2001 
779,529 

The Bayesian Choice
by Christian Robert, 2nd ed., 2001 





Statistics and Journalism 
762,189 

News and Numbers: A
Guide to Report Statistical Claims... by Victor Cohn, 1999 (2nd
ed. w Mike Cope, 2001) 
918,961 

Numbers in the Newsroom: Using Math and Statistics in News by
Sarah Cohen (Pb, 2001) 
1,157,121 

Math Tools for Journalists by Kathleen Wickham (Student 2nd
edition) 2003 
2,216,669 

The New Precision
Journalism by Phillip Meyer, 1991 





Research Methods in Social Sciences 
538,074 

Evaluating
Information: A Guide for Users of Social sciences Research by
Katzer, Cook and Crouch, 1978 (4th ed., 1997) 
1,346,080 

Introduction to Social Statistics: The Logic of Statistical
Reasoning by Dietz and Kalof (2009 hc) 
1,825,402 

Exploring Data: An
Introduction to Data Analysis for Social Sciences by Catherine
Marsh, 1991 
4,507,913 

Basic Research
Methods in the Social Sciences by Julian L. Simon, 1969 (3rd
ed., 1985) 





Statistics and Education 
61,841 

Educational
Research: An Introduction by Meridth Gall (8th ed. 2006) 
323,785 

Reading Educational Research by Gerald Bracey (2006) 





Statistics Reasoning in Law 
727,788 

Applying Statistics in the Courtroom: A New Approach for
Attorneys and Expert Witnesses by Phillip I. Good (Hardcover 
Jul 11, 2001) 
783,834 

Statistics and the
Law by Degroot, Feinberg and Kadane, 1994 
788,107 

Statistics for
Lawyers by Michael Finkelstein and Bruce Levin, (2nd ed. ,2001) 
1,106,414 

Applying Statistics
in the Courtroom by Phillip Good, 2001 
1,304,078 

Statistical Science
in the Courtroom. edited by Joe Gastwirth, 2000 
3,750,705 

Quantitative
Methods in Law by Michael Finkelstein, 1988 [Out of Print] 
3,978,072 

Statistical
Reasoning in Law and Public Policy: Fairness Vol. 1. edited by
Joe Gastwirth, 1988 
4,968,532 

Statistical
Reasoning in Law and Public Policy: Tort Law, Evidence & Health,
Vol. 2. edited by Joe Gastwirth, 1988 





Statistics and Ecology 
1,705,099 

Ecological
Numeracy: Quantitative Analysis of Ecological Issues by Robert
Herendeen, 1998 





Economic Statistics 
16,402 

The Economists
Guide to Economic Indicators by Economist staff, 2007 6th ed. 
258,082 

Elementary
Stochastic Calculus with Finance in View by Mikosch, 1999 
870,489 

Financial
Econometrics: Problems Models and Methods by Gourgieroux et al.
(Nov, 2001) 
1,217,502 

Handbook of Key
Economic Indicators by R. Mark Rogers, (2nd ed., 1998) 





Statistical Literacy for Business 
179,528 

How to Use
Financial Statements by James Bandler, 1994 
226,806 

The Guide to
Understanding Financial Statements by Szurovy and Costales, (2nd
ed. 1993) 
239,418 

Barron's Finance
and Investment Handbook by Downs and Goodman, 7th ed. 2006 
385,717 

The Economist
Numbers Guide: The Essentials of Business Numeracy by Richard
Stutely, 2003 5th ed. 
400,894 

How To Read the
Financial Pages by Michael Brett, 1987 (5th ed. 2001) 
938,500 

Wall Street
Dictionary by Robert Shook, 1999 
1,912,517 

Using Business
Statistics: A Guide for Beginners by Dickey and Carrigan, 1995 





Six Sigma 
96,818 

The Six Sigma Way:
How Top Companies are Honing their Performance by Pande et al,
2000 
350,799 

The Power of Six
Sigma: Transforming the Way we Work by Subir Chowdhury, 2001 
604,190 

Making Six Sigma
Last: Balance Between Cultural and Technical Change by George
Eckes, 2001 
431,176 

General Electric's
Six Sigma Revolution: Statisticians by Gerald Eckes, 2000 
57,985 

Implementing Six
Sigma by Forrest Breyfogle, III , 1999 
23,961 

The Six Sigma
Handbook by Thomas Pyzdek, 2000 
464,820 

Managing Six Sigma
by Breyfogle et al., 2000 
645,178 

Customer Centered
Six Sigma by Earl Naumann and Steven Hoisington, 2000 
53,431 

What is Six Sigma
by Pete Pande, Larry Holpp and Peter Pande, 2001 
178,332 

Statistical
Thinking: Improving Business Performance by Roger Hoerl and
Ronald Snee, Feb 2001 





Numbers 
6,890 

Zero: The Biography
of a Dangerous Idea by Charles Seife, 2000 pb. 
64,503 

The Foundations of
Arithmetic: ...the Concept of Number by Gottlieb Frege (1900?),
2nd ed., rev 1980 
98,971 

Where Mathematics
Comes From by Lakoff, et al., 2001 
128,580 

Number Freak: From 1 to 200 The Hidden Language of Numbers
Revealed by Derrick Niederman (2009 pb) 
198,673 

Fascinating
Fibonaccis by Trudi Garland, 1987 
294,729 

e: The Story of a
Number by Eli Maor, 1998 
398,933 

What Counts: How
Every Brain is Hardwired for Math by Brian Butterworth, 1999 
572,357 

Those Fascinating Numbers by JeanMarie De Koninck (2009 pb) 
968,836 

The Nothing That
Is: A Natural History of Zero by Robert Kaplan, 1999 
1,131,397 

The Math Gene: How
Mathematical Thinking Evolved ... by Keith Devlin, ???? 
1,216,663 

Wonder of Numbers:
Adventures in Math, Mind and Meaning by Cliffor Pickover, 2000 
1,278,442 

The Sum of Our
Discontent: Why Numbers Make Us Irrational by David Boyle, 2001 
2,105,732 

How the Other Half
Thinks: Adventures in Mathematical Reasoning by Sherman Stein,
2001 





Arithmetic Skills (Numeracy) 
642,963 

The Complete How to
Figure It: Using Math in Everyday Life by Darrel Huff, 1999 
712,068 

How To Pass Numeracy Tests by Harold Tolley, (3rd ed. 2006) 
3,516,599 

Mental Mathematics
for the Numeracy Hour by Harries and Spooner, 2000 
6,773,245 

Numeracy Skills for
Business by Curwin, Hart and Slater, 1994 





Adult Numeracy 
1,961,797 

Adult Numeracy
Development: Theory, Research and Practice edited by Iddo Gal,
January 2001 
7,271,374 

Passport to
Professional Numeracy: Arithmetic and Statistics for Teachers by
Heather Cooke, May 2001 NEW 





Number Concepts 
174,170 

Developing Number
Concepts, Book 1: Counting, Comparing and Pattern by Kathy
Richardson, 1998 
148,521 

Developing Number
Concepts, Book 2: Addition and Subtraction by Kathy Richardson,
1988 
204,860 

Developing Number
Concepts, Book 3: Place Value, Multiplication and Division by
Kathy Richardson, 1988 
956,098 

Planning Guide for
Developing Number Concepts [Ages 48] by Kathy Richardson, 2000 





Social Policy 
13,454 

The Bell Curve by
Richard Herrnstein and Charles Murray, 19?? 
22,789 

Climbing Mount
Improbable by Richard Dawkins, 1997 
34,749 

The Mismeasure of
Man by Stephen Jay Gould, 1981 (Revised, 1996) 
51,469 

Created Unequal:
The Crisis In American Pay by James K Galbraith, 2000 
54,252 

Loosing Ground:
American Social Policy, 1950  1980 by Charles Murray, 1985 (2nd
edition 1995) 
223,443 

Race and Culture: A
World View by Thomas Sowell, 1995 
376,530 

The Tyranny of
Numbers: Mismeasurement and Misrule by Nicholas Eberstadt, 1995
pb. 
472,621 

The Index of
Leading Cultural Indicators, American Society at the End of the
20th Century by William Bennett, 1999 
857,774 

Income Inequality
in America: An Analysis of Trends by Paul Ryscavage, 2000 
858,334 

It's Getting Better
All the Time: 100 greatest trends of last 100 years by Stephen
Moore and Julian Simon, 2000 
1,256,203 

Political Numeracy:
Mathematical Perspectives on our Chaotic Constitution by Michael
Meyerson, March 2003 
1,641,228 

Preferential
Policies: An International Perspective by Thomas Sowell, 199?
[Out of Print] 
1,751,839 

Shifting Fortunes:
The Perils of the Growing American Wage Gap by Collins, LeondarWright
and Sklar, 1999 
1,814,719 

Criminal Justice?
The Legal System versus Individual Responsibility edited by
Robert Bidinotto, 1995 
1,896,342 

The Social Health
of the Nation: How America is Really Doing by Miringoff,
Miringoff and Opdycke, 1999 
2,122,310 

Top Heavy: The
Increasing Inequality of Wealth in America and What Can Be Done
About It by Edwin Wolff 
2,156,646 

A Probabilistic
Analysis of the Saco and Vanzetti Case by Kadane and Schum, 1996 
2,328,028 

The Health of
Nations: True Causes of Sickness and Wellbeing by Leonard
Sagan, 1987 [Out of Print?] 
99,049 

The Ultimate
Resource 2 by Julian Simon, 1997 
697,683 

The State of
Humanity by Julian Simon, 1995 
918,806 

Hoodwinking the
Nation by Julian Simon, 1998 
1,145,108 

The Ultimate
Resource by Julian Simon, 199? Out of Print 





Guns and Crime 
79,354 

More Guns; Less
Crime by John Lott, 1998 (2nd ed., 2000) 
137,679 

Seven Myths of Gun
Control by Richard Poe and David Horowitz, 2001 
664,732 

Armed: New
Perspectives on Gun Control by Gary Kleck and Don Kates, Oct
2001 NEW 
668,934 

The Gun Control
Debate: You Decide by Lee Nisbet, (2nd ed., 2001) 
1,300,459 

Stopping Power: Why
70 Million Americans Own Guns by J. Neil Shulman and Gary Kleck,
1999 





Social Statistics/Data 


The Statistical
Abstract of the US, 2000 edited by Glenn King, 1999 
1,053,755 

The First Measured
Century by Caplow, Hicks and Wattenberg, 1999 
1,501,705 

Handbook of Income
Distribution edited by Atkinson and Bourguignon, 1999 
