On Writing by Stephen KingThe Elements of Style by William Strunk Jr.Bird by Bird by Anne LamottWriting Down the Bones by Natalie GoldbergEats, Shoots & Leaves by Lynne Truss
Best Books on Writing
4th out of 474 books — 842 voters
On Writing by Stephen KingBird by Bird by Anne LamottThe Artist's Way by Julia CameronWriting Down the Bones by Natalie GoldbergLetters to a Young Poet by Rainer Maria Rilke
Best Books on Creative Life
4th out of 233 books — 314 voters

All Creatures Great and Small by James HerriotNickel and Dimed by Barbara EhrenreichKitchen Confidential by Anthony BourdainWorking by Studs TerkelAll Things Bright and Beautiful by James Herriot
A Day in the Life: Work Memoirs
19th out of 383 books — 241 voters
The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret AtwoodThe Color Purple by Alice WalkerEnder's Game by Orson Scott CardBeloved by Toni MorrisonWatchmen by Alan Moore
Best Books of the Decade: 1980's
172nd out of 1,030 books — 1,103 voters

On Writing by Stephen KingThe Elements of Style by William Strunk Jr.Eats, Shoots & Leaves by Lynne TrussWriting Down the Bones by Natalie GoldbergGrammar Girl's Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing by Mignon Fogarty
The Art & Business of Writing
4th out of 52 books — 34 voters
The Book Thief by Markus ZusakFahrenheit 451 by Ray BradburyMatilda by Roald DahlThe Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz ZafónThe Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield
Books about Books
240th out of 640 books — 1,009 voters

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeeNight by Elie WieselThe Great Gatsby by F. Scott FitzgeraldRomeo and Juliet by William ShakespeareOf Mice and Men by John Steinbeck
Best Books to Teach in high school
69th out of 271 books — 236 voters
Bird by Bird by Anne LamottWriting Down the Bones by Natalie GoldbergWriting Fiction by Janet BurrowayOn Writing by Stephen KingThe Writing Life by Annie Dillard
Books About Writing: A Genre Unto Itself
2nd out of 42 books — 9 voters

Night by Elie WieselWriting Down the Bones by Natalie GoldbergOn Writing by Stephen KingThe Story of My Life by Helen KellerA Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson
Best Non Fiction
2nd out of 81 books — 20 voters
A World of Verse by Christopher  ShieldsMeeting With Christ and Other Poems by Deepak ChaswalIcarus and Other Poems by Pradeep ChaswalA Poetry Handbook by Mary OliverLes Fleurs du Mal by Charles Baudelaire
Poetry 101
10th out of 50 books — 36 voters

The Elements of Style by William Strunk Jr.On Writing by Stephen KingMFA in a Box by John RemberBird by Bird by Anne LamottThe Artist's Way by Julia Cameron
Best Books For Writers
8th out of 59 books — 45 voters
Watchmen by Alan MooreHowl's Moving Castle by Diana Wynne JonesIt by Stephen KingSpeaker for the Dead by Orson Scott CardThe Light Fantastic by Terry Pratchett
Best Books of 1986
29th out of 108 books — 58 voters

On Writing by Stephen KingThe Elements of Style by William Strunk Jr.Story by Robert McKeeBird by Bird by Anne LamottStein On Writing by Sol Stein
Books For Writers
18th out of 72 books — 39 voters
Writing Down the Bones by Natalie GoldbergBird by Bird by Anne LamottGetting Right with Tao by Ron HoganPantheisticon by John TolandThe Human Script by Johnny Rich
Books that Shift Your Way of thinking
1st out of 12 books — 8 voters

How to Write Great Dialog by Dorothy May MercerWriting with Emotion, Tension, and Conflict by Cheryl St.JohnHow to Format Your Book by Dorothy May MercerOn Writing by Stephen KingHow to Write Sentences and Paragraphs in Your Novel by Dorothy May Mercer
Books about writing
16th out of 40 books — 41 voters
On Writing by Stephen KingHow to Write Sentences and Paragraphs in Your Novel by Dorothy May MercerHow to Format Your Book by Dorothy May MercerHow to Write Great Dialog by Dorothy May MercerBird by Bird by Anne Lamott
Writing Books for Writers
24th out of 76 books — 50 voters

The Crafty Poet by Diane LockwardThe Triggering Town by Richard HugoThe Poet's Companion by Kim AddonizioLetters to a Young Poet by Rainer Maria RilkeIn the Palm of Your Hand by Steve Kowit
Best Books on Writing Poetry
19th out of 43 books — 63 voters
Saving Francesca by Melina MarchettaEverlost by Neal ShustermanJinx by Meg CabotInside Out by Maria V. SnyderThe King of Attolia by Megan Whalen Turner
Books You Wish More People Knew About
2508th out of 13,763 books — 12,590 voters

The Rhetoric of Fiction by Wayne C. BoothAspects of the Novel by E.M. ForsterThe Cambridge Companion to Narrative by David HermanLiving to Tell about It by James   PhelanWriting Down the Bones by Natalie Goldberg
Narrative Theory
5th out of 24 books — 6 voters
The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne FrankEat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth GilbertThe 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. CoveyTuesdays with Morrie by Mitch AlbomDiary of a Freedom Writer by Darrius Garrett
Recommended Nonfiction Books
66th out of 405 books — 293 voters

On Writing by Stephen KingBird by Bird by Anne LamottWrite Away by Elizabeth  GeorgeWriting Down the Bones by Natalie GoldbergSteering the Craft by Ursula K. Le Guin
Best Books on The Writing Life
4th out of 39 books — 22 voters
MFA in a Box by John RemberOn Writing by Stephen KingWhat If? by Anne BernaysThe Elements of Style by William Strunk Jr.How to Write a Damn Good Novel by James N. Frey
Non-Gimmicky Writing Books
6th out of 23 books — 20 voters

Writing Tips From Authors - And how they became published aut... by Patti Roberts52 Weeks of Writing Tips by Bob NailorWriting Tools by Roy Peter ClarkIt Was the Best of Sentences, It Was the Worst of Sentences by June CasagrandeEats, Shoots & Leaves by Lynne Truss
Writing Tips
7th out of 14 books — 25 voters
The Lovely Bones by Alice SeboldSkulduggery Pleasant by Derek LandyThe Book of Skulls by Robert SilverbergA Morbid Taste for Bones by Ellis PetersThe Skull Beneath the Skin by P.D. James
rag and bones - and skellies and skulls
93rd out of 96 books — 27 voters

Hickory Dickory Dock by Agatha ChristieQuills by Doug WrightThe Elements Of Style by William Strunk Jr.Inkheart by Cornelia FunkeThe Sonnets by William Shakespeare
Quills and Pens
98th out of 107 books — 9 voters
The Lovely Bones by Alice SeboldHarry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J.K. RowlingIn Cold Blood by Truman CapoteCity of Bones by Cassandra ClareDaughter of Smoke & Bone by Laini Taylor
Blood and Bone
152nd out of 186 books — 23 voters

How to Format Your Book by Dorothy May MercerWriting 21st Century Fiction by Donald MaassThe Writer's Idea Book by Jack HeffronWriter & Roleplayer Primers by Angeli PidcockOn Writing by Stephen King
Writing Self-Help
20th out of 22 books — 20 voters
Wired for Story by Lisa CronThe Elements of Style by William Strunk Jr.Grammar Girl's Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing by Mignon FogartyOn Writing by Stephen KingRivet Your Readers with Deep Point of View by Jill Elizabeth Nelson
Creative Writing Books
6th out of 16 books — 5 voters

The Alchemist by Paulo CoelhoOm Chanting and Meditation by Amit RayA New Earth by Eckhart TolleThe Power of Now by Eckhart TolleGazing Into the Eternal by Belsebuub
Best Spiritual Books
504th out of 554 books — 566 voters
The Hunger Games by Suzanne CollinsHarry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J.K. RowlingTo Kill a Mockingbird by Harper LeeTwilight by Stephenie MeyerPride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
Best Books Ever
22688th out of 35,242 books — 135,491 voters

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