Books

 

Herein you will find an assortment of books useful to copyeditors and writers. Click a title to view the book's details at Amazon.com.

Copyediting



Copyediting: A Practical Guide

Author: Karen Judd
ISBN: 1560526084
Paperback: 304 pages
Publisher: Crisp Publications; 3rd edition (August 2001)


The Copyeditor's Handbook: A Guide for Book Publishing and Corporate Communications: With Exercises and Answer Keys

Author: Amy Einsohn
ISBN: 0520218353
Paperback: 560 pages
Publisher: University of California Press; 1st edition (April 2000)


The Chicago Manual of Style: The Essential Guide for Writers, Editors, and Publishers (14th Edition)

Author: John Grossman
ISBN: 0226103897
Hardcover: 921 pages
Publisher: University of Chicago Press (Trd); 14th edition (September 1993)


The Elements of Style, Fourth Edition

Author: William Strunk Jr., Charles Osgood, Roger Angell
ISBN: 020530902X
Paperback: 105 pages
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon; 4th edition (January 15, 2000)


The Associated Press Stylebook and Briefing on Media Law

Author: Norm Goldstein (Editor), Associated Press
ISBN: 0738207403
Paperback: 420 pages
Publisher: Perseus Publishing; Revised and Updated edition (July 2, 2002)


Copy Editing for Professionals

Author: Edmund Rooney, Oliver Witte
ISBN: 0875638961
Spiral-bound
Publisher: Stipes Publishing Co.; (June 1, 2000)


Copy-Editing : The Cambridge Handbook for Editors, Authors and Publishers

Author: Judith Butcher
ISBN: 0521400740
Hardcover: 471 pages
Publisher: Cambridge University Press; 3rd edition (September 1992)


Writing



Grammatically Correct: The Writer's Essential Guide to Punctuation, Spelling, Style, Usage and Grammar

Author: Anne Stilman
ISBN: 0898797764
Hardcover: 352 pages
Publisher: Writers Digest Books; (August 1997)


Word Work: Surviving and Thriving as a Writer

Author: Bruce Holland Rogers
ISBN: 1931229171
Paperback: 272 pages
Publisher: Invisible Cities Press; (May 2002)


Bird By Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life

Author: Anne Lamott
ISBN: 0385480016
Paperback: 239 pages
Publisher: Anchor; (October 1995)


Lapsing Into a Comma : A Curmudgeon's Guide to the Many Things That Can Go Wrong in Print--and How to Avoid Them

Author: Bill Walsh
ISBN: 0809225352
Paperback: 256 pages
Publisher: McGraw-Hill/Contemporary Books; (May 1, 2000)


2003 Writer's Market

Editor: Katie Struckel Brogan, Robert Brewer
ISBN: 158297120X
Paperback: 1112 pages
Publisher: Writers Digest Books; (August 2002)


The Well-Fed Writer: Financial Self-Sufficiency As a Freelance Writer in Six Months or Less

Author: Peter Bowerman
ISBN: 0967059844
Paperback: 282 pages
Publisher: Fanove Publishing; (September 2000)


Writer's Digest Handbook of Making Money Freelance Writing

Author: Writer's Digest Magazine, Amanda Boyd, Thomas Clark, Peter Blocksom, Jo Gilbert
ISBN: 0898797772
Hardcover: 320 pages
Publisher: Writers Digest Books; (March 1997)


The Careful Writer: A Modern Guide to English Usage

Author: Theodore M. Bernstein
ISBN: 0684826321
Paperback: 250 pages
Publisher: Free Press; 2nd edition (November 1995)
ISBN: 0684826321


Dictionaries and Thesauri



The Oxford Dictionary for Writers and Editors

Editor: R. M. Ritter
ISBN: 0198662394
Hardcover: 432 pages
Publisher: Oxford University Press; 2nd edition (April 2000)


The Synonym Finder

Author: J. I. Rodale
ISBN: 0878572368
Hardcover: 1361 pages
Publisher: Rodale Press; Revised edition (January 1979)


Webster's Third New International Dictionary, Unabridged w/CD-ROM

Author: Merriam Webster
ISBN: 0877793026
Hardcover: 2783 pages
Publisher: Merriam-Webster, Inc.; Book and CD-ROM edition (October 2000)


Webster's Third New International Dictionary, Unabridged

Editor: Philip Babcock Gove, Merriam-Webster
ISBN: 0877792011
Hardcover: 2783 pages
Publisher: Merriam-Webster, Inc.; 3rd edition (January 2002)


Random House Webster's Unabridged Dictionary

Author: Random House Inc.
ASIN: 0375403833
Hardcover: 2256 pages
Publisher: Random House Reference &; Book and CD-ROM edition (June 1999)


Random House Roget's College Thesaurus

Editor: Jess M. Stein, Stuart Berg Flexne, Enid Pearsons, Carol G. Braham
ISBN: 0375425594
Hardcover: 832 pages
Publisher: Random House Reference Revised and Updated edition (August 15, 2000)


Roget's Thesaurus of Phrases

Author: Barbara Ann Kipfer
ISBN: 0898799996
Hardcover: 373 pages
Publisher: Writers Digest Books; (July 2001)


Roget's Superthesaurus

Author: Marc McCutcheon
ASIN: 089879658X
Hardcover: 609 pages
Publisher: Writers Digest Books; (March 1995)


Bartlett's Roget's Thesaurus

Author: Brown Bartlett/Little
ISBN: 0316101389
Hardcover: 1415 pages
Publisher: Little Brown & Company; (July 1996)


Bartlett's Familiar Quotations: A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced to Their Sources in Ancient and Modern Literature (17th Edition)

Author: Justin John/Kaplan Bartlett
ISBN: 0316084603
Hardcover: 1472 pages
Publisher: Little Brown & Company; 17th edition (November 2002)


Merriam-Webster's Geographical Dictionary

ISBN: 0877795460
Hardcover: 1392 pages
Publisher: Merriam-Webster, Inc.; 3rd edition (April 1997)


Merriam-Webster's Biographical Dictionary

ISBN: 0877797439
Hardcover: 1184 pages
Publisher: Merriam-Webster, Inc.; (May 1995)


Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literature

ISBN: 0877790426
Hardcover: 1248 pages
Publisher: Merriam-Webster, Inc.; (April 1995)


The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable

Editor: Elizabeth Knowles
ISBN: 0198602197
Hardcover: 1184 pages
Publisher: Oxford University Press; (December 2000)


Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable (16th Ed)

Author: Ebenezer Cobham Brewer, Adrian Room, Terry Pratchett
ISBN: 006019653X
Hardcover: 1298 pages
Publisher: HarperCollins; 16th edition (May 2000)