What’s your favourite reference book?

 

Whether you’re writing fiction, non-fiction, articles or poetry, you need to know things. Be it the times of the trains on 5th February from Oxford to Montrose, the name of the first dog to go into space, or the statistics of the Headingley Ashes Test in 1981, writers need to do their research and be sure of their facts.

What reference books do you rely on?

Which book is your utter favourite? 

What can you recommend?

Writer's reference books [photo credit Abbs Pepper]