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How to Make the World Add Up: Ten rules for thinking differently about numbers, By Tim Harford

Harford is a senior columnist for the Financial Times, a presenter on Radio 4's 'More or Less' podcast and a fellow of the Royal Statistical Society. He has won numerous awards for his economic and statistical journalism.

This makes him well-qualified to provide the guide for dealing with statistics, that will ensure that you are a more discerning consumer of the plethora of numbers you are confronted with each day. Harford discovered these "rules" through his work, and suggests that they become habits of mind for anyone wishing to be discerning about the numbers they come across.

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