Q. Do you italicize the title of a book in your paper?


Yes, you would write the title of the book in italics.

Italicize the following in your paper:

  • Titles of books
  • Newspapers
  • Magazines
  • Journals
  • Movies
  • Television shows 
  • Musical albums
  • Works of art
  • Websites

They are italicized both in the body of your paper and on your References page.

View the APA Help guide to see examples.

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  • Last Updated Jan 30, 2018
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