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Article Writing Resource List This list includes recommended books, periodicals, works, and web sites. You may wish to bookmark this page so you can easily return to it.

Life Stories
The Best American Magazine Writing
The Best Newspaper Writing
The New Gilded Age
Lahr, John. Show and Tell
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Baum, Dan. Nine Lives
Coyne, Kevin. Marching Home
Dawidoff, Nicholas. In the Country of Country
McPhee, John. A Sense of Where You Are
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Noteworthy Nonfiction
Agee, James. Let Us Now Praise Famous Men
Angell, Roger. Five Seasons
Berendt, John. Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil
Bernstein, Carl and Woodward, Bob. All the Presidentís Men
Bissinger, H.G.. Friday Night Lights
Bowden, Mark. Black Hawk Down
Bryson, Bill. A Short History of Nearly Everything
Burrough, Bryan and Helyar, John. Barbarians at the Gate
Capote, Truman. In Cold Blood
Churchill, Winston. The Gathering Storm
Conover, Ted. Newjack
Diamond, Jared. Guns, Germs and Steel
Didion, Joan. Salvador
Dillard, Annie. Pilgrim at Tinker's Creek
Estes, Clarissa Pinkola. Women Who Run With Wolves
Fisher, M.F.K.. The Art of Eating
Friedman, Thomas. From Beirut to Jerusalem
Gladwell, Malcolm. The Tipping Point
Gould, Stephen Jay. The Structure of Evolutionary Theory
Gourevitch, Philip. We Wish to Inform You that Tomorrow We Will Be Killed With our Families
Greil, Marcus. Like a Rolling Stone
Halberstam, David. Best and the Brightest
Harr, Jonathan. A Civil Action
Hersey, John. Hiroshima
Hillenbrand, Laura. Seabiscuit
Junger, Sebastian. The Perfect Storm
Kahn, Roger. The Boys of Summer
Kidder, Tracy. Among Schoolchildren
Krakauer, Jon. Into Thin Air
Leblanc, Adrian Nicole. Random Family
Levitt, Steven D. and Dubner, Stephen J.. Freakonomics
Lewis, Michael. Liar's Poker
Lopez, Barry. Arctic Dreams
Lukas, Anthony. Common Ground
Mailer, Norman. The Executionerís Song
Malcolm, Janet. The Journalist and the Murderer
Marquez, Gabriel Garcia. The Story of a Shipwrecked Sailor
McCullough, David. Great Bridge
McPhee, John. Oranges
McPhee, John. The John McPhee Reader
Mitchell, Joseph. Up in the Old Hotel
Morris, Edmund. The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt
Orlean, Susan. The Orchid Thief
Pollan, Michael. The Omnivore's Dilemma
Prejean, Helen. Dead Man Walking
Remnick, David. Lenin's Tomb
Roach, Mary. Stiff
Ross, Alex. The Rest is Noise
Sacks, Oliver. The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat
Schama, Simon. Citizens
Schlosser, Eric. Fast Food Nation
Talese, Gay. Honor Thy Father
Terkel, Studs. Working
Thompson, Hunter S.. Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
Thompson, Hunter S.. Hellís Angels
Tuchman, Barbara. The Guns of August
Winchester, Simon. The Professor and the Madman
Wolfe, Tom. Radical Chic & Mau-Mauing the Flak Catchers
Wolfe, Tom. The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test
Wolfe, Tom. The Right Stuff
Wright, Lawrence. The Looming Tower
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Magazine/Website - General Interest
Atlantic Monthly
Daily Beast
National Review
New Republic
New Yorker
The Nation
Y Yahoo Magazine List
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Magazine/Website - Specialty
Architectural Digest
Black Book
Conde Nast Traveler
Entertainment Weekly
Good Housekeeping
Marie Claire
Men's Health
Men's Journal
Mother Jones
National Geographic
National Geographic Traveler
New York
Reader's Digest
Real Simple
Rolling Stone
Runner's World
Sports Illustrated
Teen Vogue
Texas Monthly
Travel + Leisure
Vanity Fair
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Magazine/Website - Literary Scene
Mr. Magazine
The Writer
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Los Angeles Times
New York Times
Pro Publica
The Daily Telegraph
The Guardian
The Independent
The Times
USA Today
Wall Street Journal
Washington Post
Y Yahoo Newspaper List
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ASJA Guide to Freelance Writing
Telling True Stories
Blundell, William. The Art and Craft of Feature Writing
Flaherty, Francis. Elements of Story
Freedman, Samuel G.. Letters to a Young Journalist
Grobel, Lawrence. Art of the Interview
Lamott, Anne. Bird by Bird
Stewart, James B.. Follow the Story
Zinsser, William. On Writing Well
Zobel, Louise Purwin. Travel Writer's Handbook
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Agent Query
Editor & Publisher Yearbook
Jeff Herman's Guide to Book Editors, Publishers, and Literary Agents
Literary Marketplace
Writer's Market
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American Press Institute
American Society of Journalists and Authors
Association of Authors' Representatives
National Press Foundation
National Writer's Union
Society of American Travel Writers
Society of Professional Journalists
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Columbia Journalism Review
Excellence in Journalism
Journalist's Toolbox
Paid Content
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Globe Corner Bookstore
Tourism Offices Worldwide Directory
U.S. Government, Background Notes
U.S. Government, Country Studies
U.S. State Department
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General Resources
Link List
Gotham Reading/Resources Lists
New York Times Navigator
Ref Desk
University of Texas Reference
Yahoo Reference
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Encyclopedia Britannica
First Chapters
Google Earth
Google Maps
Library of Congress
National Geographic Atlas
Poets & Writers Tools for Writers
Shaw Guides
US Copyright Office
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American Heritage Dictionary
Associated Press Stylebook
Chicago Manual of Style
Elements of Style
Merriam-Webster Dictionary/Thesaurus (online)
Oxford English Dictionary (2 volume)
Oxford English Dictionary (20 volume)
Oxford English Dictionary (online)
Roget's II Thesaurus (alphabetized)
Roget's International Thesaurus (categorized)
University of Calgary Grammar Guide
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