The cover of Texas A&M statistician Alan Dabney's new book, due out July 2 and designed to convey the basics of his discipline by melding professorial perspective with that of graphical story-telling. Using scenarios real and imagined, Dabney and his co-author, cartoonist Grady Klein, hope to make the material not only accessible but also fun. (All images courtesy of Farrar, Straus and Giroux.)

Flying Dragons, Evil Witches Figure Big in Texas A&M Statistician’s New Book

Jun 26, 2013
"I want to make it easier for non-math people to access and benefit from statistics," Dabney said. "I think there are a lot of people in the world, not just math majors, who could greatly benefit from having basic tools for extracting confident information from data."
Alan Dabney, Texas A&M statistician and author