InDesign Type: Professional Typography with Adobe InDesign. Third Edition.
Adobe Press. 2014
Use InDesign? Love Type? Want to know how to get the most out of InDesign's typographic features? This is the book for you.
 
From Amazon.com…
This updated edition of Nigel French's InDesign Type, the first book to focus exclusively on the typographic features of InDesign, provides a comprehensive overview of the application's vast array of type capabilities, from the basics of character-level formatting to strategies for designing complex layouts using grids. With practical examples, loads of tips, and a wealth of illustrations, InDesign Type offers guiding principles for how to get the best-looking type in the most efficient way possible. InDesign Type is a rich resource for anyone who wants to master the fine points of typography and works with Adobe InDesign.
InDesign Magazine
Since 2010 I have written the "InType" column for InDesign Magazine.
Adobe Photoshop Unmasked: The Art and Science of Selections, Layers, and Paths.
Adobe Press. 2006
This book was written to answer the perenniel question, "What's the difference between layers, selections, channels, and paths?" It was written for CS2, so some of the content is now out of date.
Here is a link to the files referenced in the book.

From Amazon.com…
Graphic designer, teacher, and Photoshop expert Nigel French saves you hours of frustration by illuminating the best selection tools and techniques for specific tasks, and the most flexible approaches to correcting and editing images in Photoshop. Using step-by-step examples, this book clarifies often-misunderstood selection methods, shows which masks best select a range of tone or color, and demonstrates how the right tools and techniques can help transform even the most mediocre picture into a polished image, saving you hours of time.
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