I’ve never read punctuation books before for pleasure, but The best punctuation book, period. by June Casagrande is an impressively concise and useful book for anyone who has to write/edit in different styles.
So not only am I enjoying reading Grammar Girl, but, much to my surprise, here I am curled up on the couch with two books on punctuation. Here’s my review (i.e., endorsement!) of Grammar Girl’s Punctuation 911.
Back in my high school days, my roommate and I used to joke that she was in charge of grammar and me, spelling. Between the two of us, we could write correct English.