Win Taschen’s infographics atlas


A few weeks ago, we told you about Taschen’s new book ‘Understanding the world: The atlas of infographics‘, which explains how the world works by using some of the best data visualisations around.

Thanks to our friends at Taschen, we now have a copy of this beautiful and hefty book available to give away to one of you.

Want to win? Just enter our simple competition. All you have to do is send us your brilliant/original/ hilarious ending to this sentence using no more than ten words:

I urgently need to win Taschen’s ‘Understanding the world’ because…

Please send your entry as well as where you’re emailing from (city and country) to competitions@slow-journalism by 17th November.

We look forward to hearing from you. Good luck! Here are some pics of the book for inspiration:





Honed design, relaxed writing and an almanac approach to the passing years”Observer

Jam-packed with information... a counterpoint to the speedy news feeds we've grown accustomed to”Creative Review

A slower, more reflective type of journalism”Creative Review

A chic magazine with fine infographics and long stories”Die Zeit

A very cool magazine... It's like if Greenland Sharks made a newspaper”Qi podcast

A fantastic publication that puts current events into perspective”Qi podcast

Quality, intelligence and inspiration: the trilogy that drives the makers of Delayed Gratification”El Mundo

Refreshing... parries the rush of 24-hour news with 'slow journalism'”The Telegraph

A leisurely (and contrary) look backwards over the previous three months”The Telegraph

Perhaps we could all get used to this Delayed idea...”BBC Radio 4 - Today Programme

Everyone should read this magazine”Stacks Magazine

Wonderful title and wonderful concept”BBC Two