Research and writing
Becker, H. S. et al. (1986). Writing for social scientists: how to start and finish your thesis, book, or article (Chicago Guides to Writing, Editing, and Publishing).
Becker, H. S. (1998). Tricks of the Trade: How to Think about Your Research While You're Doing It (Chicago Guides to Writing, Editing, and Publishing).
Finn, J. (2005). Getting a Phd: An Action Plan to Help You Manage Your Research, Your Supervisor and Your Project (Routledge Study Guides).
Marshall, S. and N. Green. (2007). Your PhD Companion: A Handy Mix of Practical Tips, Sound Advice and Helpful Commentary to See You Through Your PhD. (How to Books)
Phillips, E. and Pugh, D. (2006). How to Get a PhD: A Handbook for Students and their Supervisors (Study Skills).
Germano, W. (2005). From dissertation to book (Chicago Guides to Writing, Editing, and Publishing).
Luey, B. (ed.) (2004). Revising Your Dissertation: Advice from Leading Editors. (University of California Press).
Mason, T. (2009). Approaching Academic Publishers, European Political Science no. 8, pp. 356-363: http://www.palgrave-journals.com/eps/journal/v8/n3/pdf/eps200917a.pdf
Academic book publishing for first timers: http://www.phd2published.com/