Draft pages from Edward Tufte’s new book Beautiful Evidence. “Here are some pieces of the sparkline chapter… I hope this material will be read carefully. Perhaps several Kindly Contributors will make some beautiful and interesting sparklines (or wordgraphics) with lots of data from a variety of fields… These little data lines… are small, high-resolution graphics embedded in a context of words, numbers and images. Sparklines are data-intense, design-simple, word-sized graphics.”