If you're reading this blog, you may know who Alberto Cairo is. Former graphics director at, infographics professor at Chapel Hill, Infographics director at Globo (Brazil) and, most recently, infographics professor at the University of Miami.
After this (useless) introduction, there's something you need to know: his most recent book, El Arte Funcional, is being translated to english and The Functional Art will be available in summer 2012.