Bulletproof Web Design
Dan Cerholm
CSS and HTML guide, this is for experienced Web authors
Don't Make Me Think
Steven Krug
Popular, easy to read Web design book
Designing Web Usability
Jakob Nielsen
Excellent book by the expert on usability, easy to read.
Home Page Usability
- 50 Web Sites Deconstructed
Jakob Nielsen and Marie Tahir
Graphical sample of 50 Web pages analyzed by authors
Web Style Guide
P. Lynch and S. Horton
Yale University Center for Advanced Instructional Media, 1999
Classic reference