There are countless Style courses, tutorials, articles available online, but for some, having a book is still a necessity to learn. This is an up-to-date list of recommended books.
- Style: Lessons in Clarity and Grace (12th Edition) (2016)
- Style: The Basics of Clarity and Grace (5th Edition) (2014)
- The Elements of Style, Fourth Edition (2019)
- The Elements of Style Workbook: Writing Strategies with Grammar Book (Writing Workbook Featuring New Lessons on Writing with Style) (2018)
- In the Asian Style: A Design Sourcebook (2006)
- Writing with Style: Conversations on the Art of Writing (3rd Edition) (2010)
- Style: Toward Clarity and Grace (Chicago Guides to Writing, Editing, and Publishing) (1995)
- War 4: Skull Island (The Cartel Publications Presents) (2019)
- Style: Ten Lessons In Clarity And Grace (2005)
- Jazz Styles (11th Edition) (2011)
Style: Lessons in Clarity and Grace (12th Edition) (2016)
For courses in English and Writing. asserts that style is a matter of making informed choices in the service of one’s readers. While writers know best what they want to say, readers ultimately decide if they’ve said it well.
Style: The Basics of Clarity and Grace (5th Edition) (2014)
the wisdom and clear authorial voice of Williams’ best-selling book, Style: Lessons in Clarity and Grace, while streamlining every chapter to create a very brief, yet powerfully direct guide to writing with style.
The Elements of Style, Fourth Edition (2019)
You know the authors' names. You recognize the title. You've probably used this book yourself. This is The Elements of Style, the classic style manual, now in a fourth edition. A new Foreword by Roger Angell reminds readers that the advice of Strunk & White is as valuable today as when it was first offered. This book's unique tone, wit and charm have conveyed the principles of English style to millions of readers.
The Elements of Style Workbook: Writing Strategies with Grammar Book (Writing Workbook Featuring New Lessons on Writing with Style) (2018)
The Elements of Style Workbook honors the original masterpiece by William Strunk, Jr. published in 1920, with relevant updates for modern times.
In the Asian Style: A Design Sourcebook (2006)
East meets West is a strong trend in modern-day interiors, as homeowners seek to create relaxed, harmonious retreats for their families. Asia Style takes the best examples of Oriental design from around the world to show how it can be applied and adapted absolutely anywhere.
Writing with Style: Conversations on the Art of Writing (3rd Edition) (2010)
Writing with Style is storehouse of practical writing tips—written in a lively, conversational style. This text provides insight into: how to generate interesting ideas and get them down on paper; how to write a critical analysis; how to write a crisp opener; how to invigorate a dull style; how to punctuate with confidence; how to handle various conventions—and much more.
Style: Toward Clarity and Grace (Chicago Guides to Writing, Editing, and Publishing) (1995)
This acclaimed book is a master teacher’s tested program for turning clumsy prose into clear, powerful, and effective writing. A logical, expert, easy-to-use plan for achieving excellence in expression, Style offers neither simplistic rules nor endless lists of dos and don’ts. Rather, Joseph Williams explains how to be concise, how to be focused, how to be organized.
War 4: Skull Island (The Cartel Publications Presents) (2019)
Banks Wales can’t catch a break. After losing his son in a failed prison escape scheme, Banks is immediately forced to deal with the stowaways on his plane, Mason and his family. Forced to take them to his private island, he is immediately greeted by Whoyawanmetabe, the mystery man who did odd jobs for him back in America.
Style: Ten Lessons In Clarity And Grace (2005)
Engaging and direct, Style: Lessons in Clarity and Grace is the guidebook for anyone who wants to write well. Key Benefit Engaging guidebook for anyone who wants to write well. Key Topics Style, Clarity, Grace, Form, Ethics Guidelines for writing. Market: General Interest: Improving writing
Jazz Styles (11th Edition) (2011)
For undergraduate courses in Jazz History, Jazz Survey, Evolution of Jazz, Introduction to Jazz, and Jazz Appreciation. America's most widely used introduction to jazz text captures the minds of students by teaching the history of the style and how to actively listen to jazz.
Best Style Books that Should be on Your Bookshelf
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Forever Frida: A Celebration of the Life, Art, Loves, Words, and Style of Frida Kahlo
Author(s): Kathy Cano-Murillo
ID: 2390951, Publisher: Adams Media, Year: 9 July 2019, Size: 81 Mb, Format: epub
The Clean Plate: Eat, Reset, Heal
Author(s): Gwyneth Paltrow
ID: 2321471, Publisher: Grand Central Life & Style, Year: 8 Jan 2019, Size: 244 Mb, Format: epub
It’s All Good: Delicious, Easy Recipes That Will Make You Look Good and Feel Great
Author(s): Gwyneth Paltrow
ID: 2321478, Publisher: Grand Central Life & Style, Year: 4 April 2013, Size: 111 Mb, Format: epub
Please note that this booklist is not absolute. Some books are absolutely hot items according to Chicago Tribune, others are composed by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant resources you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.