Strunk, William, Jr., and E. B. White. (1999). The Elements of Style (4th ed.). New York: Macmillan.|
Cover price $6.95, 105 pages.
Classic! This compact classic touches on the high points of good writing. It is well worth reading before taking on a major writing challenge, a good way to refresh your skills. The latest, fourth, edition has been seriously updated and is a great bargain.
This book has become a standard reference, as well as a point of reference for writers and teachers. Written in the early part of the 20th century, knowledge of the Elements of Style is an accepted part of the cultural literacy of the 21st.