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17 Excellent Writing Guides for Academics and Student Researchers

October 10, 2014
For those of you keen on improving their writing style and developing a robust academic ( and non-academic) writing style, the book collection below is definitely a must read.




  1. On Writing Well by William Zensser
  2. The Elements of Style by William Strunkand E.B. White
  3. The Slippery Art of Book Reviewing by Calvani, Mayra; Anne K.
  4. Learn to Write Badly by Billig Michael
  5. Stylish Academic Writing by Sword, Helen
  6. Writing without Teachers by Elbow Peter
  7. The Philosophy of Style by Herbert Spencer
  8. How to Write a Lot by Paul J, Silvia
  9. Why I Write by George Orwell
  10. Bird by Bird by Anne Lamott.
  11. They Say I Say: The Moves That Matter in Academic Writing by Gerarld Graff and Cathy Birkenstein.