This book list will be expanded over time, based on books I have seen, or that members of this group would like to recommend. Publishing details are omitted because the books can be found easily using an internet search and the title.
Please add your suggestions in a comment to this page (see below).
(PJM 9th October 2012)
Becker, HS with P. Richards (1986) Writing for Social Scientists: How to Start and Finish Your Thesis, Book, or Article.
Bryson, B (1990) Mother Tongue: English and How It Got That Way.
Meredith, D (2010) Explaining Research: How to reach audiences to advance your work.
Strunk, W and EB White (1979) The Elements of Style, 3rd Edition.
Zinser, W (1980) On Writing Well, 2nd Edition.