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Subject:Top ten books to own From:Al Barten <barten -at- MMFES1 -dot- PSF -dot- GE -dot- COM> Date:Mon, 30 Jan 1995 11:24:53 -0500
Here are a few books I find useful (of course they're geared to my
own interests and needs):
- both Tufte books already mentioned
- A Manual of Style (University of Chicago Press)
- Designing and Writing Online Documentation by Wm Horton (John Wiley)
- Illustrating Computer Documentation by Wm Horton (John Wiley)
- Pocket Pal: a graphic arts production handbook (International Paper)
- A good dictionary (take your pick, but it's nice to have access to an
- Computer dictionaries (I have two and use them to complement each other)
- Any of the XXX for Dummies books (pick your topic - I have Unix and
P.S. My first response (to your address) was returned "Host unknown" - I'm
sending this to the list instead - you may find the list has you down
under the wrong adress.
On Fri, 27 Jan 1995, Kimberley Lackey wrote:
> Technical writers,
> In my ever advancing quest to better myself I am interested in discovering
> other technical writers feel are the top ten books that every technical
> should either own or have read. I look forward to receiving your replies.
> You can e-mail me directly or post it to the list if you think others are as
> addicted to reading as I am.