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# Popular Data Science Books

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The Signal and the Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail - But Some Don't (Hardcover)

by Nate Silver (shelved 51 times as

avg rating 3.95 — 61,305 ratings — published 2012

by Nate Silver (shelved 51 times as

*data-science*)avg rating 3.95 — 61,305 ratings — published 2012

Data Science for Business: What you need to know about data mining and data-analytic thinking (Paperback)

by Foster Provost (shelved 42 times as

avg rating 4.19 — 2,685 ratings — published 2013

by Foster Provost (shelved 42 times as

*data-science*)avg rating 4.19 — 2,685 ratings — published 2013

Data Smart: Using Data Science to Transform Information into Insight (Paperback)

by John W. Foreman (shelved 39 times as

avg rating 4.24 — 2,065 ratings — published 2013

by John W. Foreman (shelved 39 times as

*data-science*)avg rating 4.24 — 2,065 ratings — published 2013

The Elements of Statistical Learning: Data Mining, Inference, and Prediction (Hardcover)

by Trevor Hastie (shelved 39 times as

avg rating 4.34 — 2,433 ratings — published 2003

by Trevor Hastie (shelved 39 times as

*data-science*)avg rating 4.34 — 2,433 ratings — published 2003

An Introduction to Statistical Learning: With Applications in R (Hardcover)

by Gareth James (shelved 38 times as

avg rating 4.62 — 1,301 ratings — published 2013

by Gareth James (shelved 38 times as

*data-science*)avg rating 4.62 — 1,301 ratings — published 2013

Doing Data Science (Paperback)

by Rachel Schutt (shelved 34 times as

avg rating 3.80 — 1,037 ratings — published 2013

by Rachel Schutt (shelved 34 times as

*data-science*)avg rating 3.80 — 1,037 ratings — published 2013

Python for Data Analysis (Paperback)

by Wes McKinney (shelved 32 times as

avg rating 4.03 — 1,903 ratings — published 2011

by Wes McKinney (shelved 32 times as

*data-science*)avg rating 4.03 — 1,903 ratings — published 2011

Predictive Analytics: The Power to Predict Who Will Click, Buy, Lie, or Die (Hardcover)

by Eric Siegel (shelved 31 times as

avg rating 3.64 — 2,932 ratings — published 2013

by Eric Siegel (shelved 31 times as

*data-science*)avg rating 3.64 — 2,932 ratings — published 2013

Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning (Hardcover)

by Christopher M. Bishop (shelved 28 times as

avg rating 4.21 — 2,648 ratings — published 2006

by Christopher M. Bishop (shelved 28 times as

*data-science*)avg rating 4.21 — 2,648 ratings — published 2006

Big Data: A Revolution That Will Transform How We Live, Work, and Think (Hardcover)

by Viktor Mayer-Schönberger (shelved 26 times as

avg rating 3.68 — 13,921 ratings — published 2013

by Viktor Mayer-Schönberger (shelved 26 times as

*data-science*)avg rating 3.68 — 13,921 ratings — published 2013

The Visual Display of Quantitative Information (Hardcover)

by Edward R. Tufte (shelved 25 times as

avg rating 4.41 — 12,457 ratings — published 1983

by Edward R. Tufte (shelved 25 times as

*data-science*)avg rating 4.41 — 12,457 ratings — published 1983

Dataclysm: Who We Are (When We Think No One's Looking)

by Christian Rudder (shelved 23 times as

avg rating 3.68 — 21,314 ratings — published 2014

by Christian Rudder (shelved 23 times as

*data-science*)avg rating 3.68 — 21,314 ratings — published 2014

Mining the Social Web: Analyzing Data from Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Other Social Media Sites (Paperback)

by Matthew A. Russell (shelved 22 times as

avg rating 3.67 — 774 ratings — published 2011

by Matthew A. Russell (shelved 22 times as

*data-science*)avg rating 3.67 — 774 ratings — published 2011

Data Analysis with Open Source Tools (Paperback)

by Philipp K. Janert (shelved 22 times as

avg rating 4.02 — 1,193 ratings — published 2010

by Philipp K. Janert (shelved 22 times as

*data-science*)avg rating 4.02 — 1,193 ratings — published 2010

Beautiful Data: The Stories Behind Elegant Data Solutions (Theory In Practice, #31)

by Toby Segaran (shelved 18 times as

avg rating 3.58 — 902 ratings — published 2009

by Toby Segaran (shelved 18 times as

*data-science*)avg rating 3.58 — 902 ratings — published 2009

Machine Learning for Hackers (Paperback)

by Drew Conway (shelved 17 times as

avg rating 3.63 — 1,004 ratings — published 2012

by Drew Conway (shelved 17 times as

*data-science*)avg rating 3.63 — 1,004 ratings — published 2012

Visualize This: The FlowingData Guide to Design, Visualization, and Statistics (Paperback)

by Nathan Yau (shelved 15 times as

avg rating 3.83 — 2,290 ratings — published 2011

by Nathan Yau (shelved 15 times as

*data-science*)avg rating 3.83 — 2,290 ratings — published 2011

Data and Goliath: The Hidden Battles to Collect Your Data and Control Your World (Paperback)

by Bruce Schneier (shelved 14 times as

avg rating 4.00 — 1,212 ratings — published 2015

by Bruce Schneier (shelved 14 times as

*data-science*)avg rating 4.00 — 1,212 ratings — published 2015

Practical Data Science with R (Paperback)

by Nina Zumel (shelved 14 times as

avg rating 4.15 — 225 ratings — published 2014

by Nina Zumel (shelved 14 times as

*data-science*)avg rating 4.15 — 225 ratings — published 2014

Naked Statistics: Stripping the Dread from the Data (Paperback)

by Charles Wheelan (shelved 14 times as

avg rating 3.89 — 5,956 ratings — published 2012

by Charles Wheelan (shelved 14 times as

*data-science*)avg rating 3.89 — 5,956 ratings — published 2012

The Art of Data Science: A Guide for Anyone Who Works with Data (ebook)

by Roger D. Peng (shelved 13 times as

avg rating 3.67 — 215 ratings — published 2015

by Roger D. Peng (shelved 13 times as

*data-science*)avg rating 3.67 — 215 ratings — published 2015

Think Stats (Paperback)

by Allen B. Downey (Goodreads Author) (shelved 13 times as

avg rating 3.60 — 685 ratings — published 2011

by Allen B. Downey (Goodreads Author) (shelved 13 times as

*data-science*)avg rating 3.60 — 685 ratings — published 2011

The Elements of Data Analytic Style (Kindle Edition)

by Jeff Leek (shelved 12 times as

avg rating 3.74 — 225 ratings — published 2015

by Jeff Leek (shelved 12 times as

*data-science*)avg rating 3.74 — 225 ratings — published 2015

Applied Predictive Modeling (Hardcover)

by Max Kuhn (shelved 11 times as

avg rating 4.42 — 381 ratings — published 2013

by Max Kuhn (shelved 11 times as

*data-science*)avg rating 4.42 — 381 ratings — published 2013

Information Theory, Inference and Learning Algorithms (Hardcover)

by David J.C. MacKay (shelved 11 times as

avg rating 4.38 — 1,179 ratings — published 2002

by David J.C. MacKay (shelved 11 times as

*data-science*)avg rating 4.38 — 1,179 ratings — published 2002

Natural Language Processing with Python (Paperback)

by Steven Bird (Goodreads Author) (shelved 11 times as

avg rating 4.12 — 1,014 ratings — published 2009

by Steven Bird (Goodreads Author) (shelved 11 times as

*data-science*)avg rating 4.12 — 1,014 ratings — published 2009

Building Data Science Teams (Kindle Edition)

by D.J. Patil (shelved 11 times as

avg rating 3.69 — 373 ratings — published 2011

by D.J. Patil (shelved 11 times as

*data-science*)avg rating 3.69 — 373 ratings — published 2011

Superforecasting: The Art and Science of Prediction (Hardcover)

by Philip E. Tetlock (shelved 10 times as

avg rating 4.11 — 10,483 ratings — published 2015

by Philip E. Tetlock (shelved 10 times as

*data-science*)avg rating 4.11 — 10,483 ratings — published 2015

Machine Learning: A Probabilistic Perspective (Hardcover)

by Kevin P. Murphy (shelved 10 times as

avg rating 4.35 — 896 ratings — published 2012

by Kevin P. Murphy (shelved 10 times as

*data-science*)avg rating 4.35 — 896 ratings — published 2012

Developing Analytic Talent: Becoming a Data Scientist (ebook)

by Vincent Granville (shelved 10 times as

avg rating 3.00 — 154 ratings — published 2014

by Vincent Granville (shelved 10 times as

*data-science*)avg rating 3.00 — 154 ratings — published 2014

Building Machine Learning Systems with Python (Paperback)

by Willi Richert (shelved 10 times as

avg rating 3.93 — 375 ratings — published 2013

by Willi Richert (shelved 10 times as

*data-science*)avg rating 3.93 — 375 ratings — published 2013

Now You See It: Simple Visualization Techniques for Quantitative Analysis (Hardcover)

by Stephen Few (shelved 10 times as

avg rating 4.14 — 1,678 ratings — published 2009

by Stephen Few (shelved 10 times as

*data-science*)avg rating 4.14 — 1,678 ratings — published 2009

Bayesian Data Analysis (Hardcover)

by Andrew Gelman (shelved 10 times as

avg rating 4.03 — 795 ratings — published 1995

by Andrew Gelman (shelved 10 times as

*data-science*)avg rating 4.03 — 795 ratings — published 1995

Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-by-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart (Hardcover)

by Ian Ayres (shelved 10 times as

avg rating 3.69 — 8,713 ratings — published 2007

by Ian Ayres (shelved 10 times as

*data-science*)avg rating 3.69 — 8,713 ratings — published 2007

Data Science from Scratch: First Principles with Python (Kindle Edition)

by Joel Grus (shelved 9 times as

avg rating 3.93 — 819 ratings — published 2015

by Joel Grus (shelved 9 times as

*data-science*)avg rating 3.93 — 819 ratings — published 2015

Lean Analytics: Use Data to Build a Better Startup Faster (Hardcover)

by Alistair Croll (shelved 9 times as

avg rating 4.10 — 6,318 ratings — published 2013

by Alistair Croll (shelved 9 times as

*data-science*)avg rating 4.10 — 6,318 ratings — published 2013

Big Data at Work: Dispelling the Myths, Uncovering the Opportunities (Hardcover)

by Thomas H. Davenport (shelved 9 times as

avg rating 3.71 — 729 ratings — published 2014

by Thomas H. Davenport (shelved 9 times as

*data-science*)avg rating 3.71 — 729 ratings — published 2014

Bayesian Reasoning and Machine Learning (Hardcover)

by David Barber (shelved 9 times as

avg rating 4.05 — 547 ratings — published 2012

by David Barber (shelved 9 times as

*data-science*)avg rating 4.05 — 547 ratings — published 2012

Agile Data Science: Building Data Analytics Applications with Hadoop (Paperback)

by Russell Jurney (shelved 9 times as

avg rating 3.36 — 216 ratings — published 2012

by Russell Jurney (shelved 9 times as

*data-science*)avg rating 3.36 — 216 ratings — published 2012

Python Machine Learning (Paperback)

by Sebastian Raschka (Goodreads Author) (shelved 8 times as

avg rating 4.35 — 446 ratings — published 2015

by Sebastian Raschka (Goodreads Author) (shelved 8 times as

*data-science*)avg rating 4.35 — 446 ratings — published 2015

R Programming for Data Science (ebook)

by Roger D. Peng (shelved 8 times as

avg rating 3.57 — 175 ratings — published 2015

by Roger D. Peng (shelved 8 times as

*data-science*)avg rating 3.57 — 175 ratings — published 2015

Automate This: How Algorithms Came to Rule Our World (Hardcover)

by Christopher Steiner (shelved 8 times as

avg rating 3.81 — 5,027 ratings — published 2012

by Christopher Steiner (shelved 8 times as

*data-science*)avg rating 3.81 — 5,027 ratings — published 2012

Statistics Done Wrong: The Woefully Complete Guide (Paperback)

by Alex Reinhart (Goodreads Author) (shelved 8 times as

avg rating 4.13 — 735 ratings — published 2013

by Alex Reinhart (Goodreads Author) (shelved 8 times as

*data-science*)avg rating 4.13 — 735 ratings — published 2013

Practical Data Science Cookbook (Paperback)

by Tony Ojeda (Goodreads Author) (shelved 8 times as

avg rating 4.12 — 125 ratings — published 2014

by Tony Ojeda (Goodreads Author) (shelved 8 times as

*data-science*)avg rating 4.12 — 125 ratings — published 2014

R Graphics Cookbook (ebook)

by Winston Chang (shelved 8 times as

avg rating 4.22 — 244 ratings — published 2012

by Winston Chang (shelved 8 times as

*data-science*)avg rating 4.22 — 244 ratings — published 2012

Learning From Data: A Short Course (Hardcover)

by Yaser S. Abu-Mostafa (shelved 8 times as

avg rating 4.38 — 789 ratings — published 2012

by Yaser S. Abu-Mostafa (shelved 8 times as

*data-science*)avg rating 4.38 — 789 ratings — published 2012

Data Mining: Practical Machine Learning Tools and Techniques (Morgan Kaufmann Series in Data Management Systems)

by Ian H. Witten (shelved 8 times as

avg rating 3.76 — 820 ratings — published 1999

by Ian H. Witten (shelved 8 times as

*data-science*)avg rating 3.76 — 820 ratings — published 1999

ggplot2: Elegant Graphics for Data Analysis (Paperback)

by Hadley Wickham (shelved 8 times as

avg rating 4.25 — 352 ratings — published 2009

by Hadley Wickham (shelved 8 times as

*data-science*)avg rating 4.25 — 352 ratings — published 2009

Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game (Paperback)

by Michael Lewis (shelved 8 times as

avg rating 4.24 — 94,472 ratings — published 2003

by Michael Lewis (shelved 8 times as

*data-science*)avg rating 4.24 — 94,472 ratings — published 2003

Storytelling with Data: A Data Visualization Guide for Business Professionals (Paperback)

by Cole Nussbaumer Knaflic (shelved 7 times as

avg rating 4.36 — 702 ratings — published 2015

by Cole Nussbaumer Knaflic (shelved 7 times as

*data-science*)avg rating 4.36 — 702 ratings — published 2015

“Assumptions are the termites to solid Data Science.”

― Damian Mingle

― Damian Mingle

“Intelligence, imagination, and knowledge are essential resources in data science, but only effectiveness converts them into results.”

― Damian Mingle

― Damian Mingle