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  1. Recommended Reading 22 items
    Read as many books about style, word usage, grammar etc. as possible. Some examples are:
    1. Mother tongue: the English language - Bill Bryson 1991

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    2. Troublesome words - Bill Bryson 2009

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    3. Oxford guide to plain English - Martin Cutts 2013

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    4. Oxford guide to plain English - Martin Cutts, Martin Cutts 2004

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    5. Grammar for grown-ups: a straightforward guide to good English - Katherine Fry, Rowena Kirton 2012

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    6. Simply English: an A to Z of avoidable errors - Simon Heffer 2015

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    7. On writing: a memoir of the craft - Stephen King 2001

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    8. On writing: a memoir of the craft - Stephen King c2000

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    9. The forest for the trees: an editor's advice to writers - Betsy Lerner c2010

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    10. The Penguin writer's manual - Martin H. Manser, Stephen Curtis 2002

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    11. The universal journalist - David Randall 2016

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    12. The elements of style - William Strunk, E. B. White c2000

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    13. Eats, shoots & leaves: why, commas really do make a difference! - Lynne Truss, Bonnie Timmons c2006

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    14. Eats, shoots & leaves: why, commas really DO make a difference! - Lynne Truss, Bonnie Timmons 2006

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    15. On writing well: the classic guide to writing nonfiction - William Knowlton Zinsser c2006

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    16. On writing well: the classic guide to writing nonfiction - William Zinsser 2001

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    17. See also 3 items
      1. New Hart's rules: the Oxford style guide 2014

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      2. New Oxford spelling dictionary 2014

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