This week's book giveaway is in the OO, Patterns, UML and Refactoring forum. We're giving away four copies of Refactoring for Software Design Smells: Managing Technical Debt and have Girish Suryanarayana, Ganesh Samarthyam & Tushar Sharma on-line! See this thread for details.
It is brilliant. I heartily recommend it. His explanations of complex topics are crystal clear and complete. I have been working in Java since 1996 and there were still plenty of things in there that I did not know. The first volume which is "Java Rules" is available for less than $5 on the amazon marketplace!