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Plain Language Reading List

Garner's Modern American Usage
Bryan A. Garner, 3rd Edition, 2009

Legal Writing in Plain English
Bryan A. Garner, 2001

Lifting the Fog of Legalese: Essays on Plain Language
Joseph Kimble, 2005

Oxford Guide to Plain English
Martin Cutts, 3rd Edition, 2009

Plain Language in Government Writing: A Step-by-Step Guide
Judith Myers Gillespie, 2008

Plain English for Lawyers
Richard C. Wydick, 5th Edition, 2005

The Elements of Style
William Strunk, E.B. White (several editions available)

The Elements of Legal Style
Bryan A. Garner, 2nd Edition, 2002

Writing for Dollars, Writing to Please: The Case for Plain Language in Business, Government, and Law
Joseph Kimble, 2012