This week's book giveaway is in the OCAJP 8 forum. We're giving away four copies of OCA Java SE 8 Programmer I Study Guide and have Edward Finegan & Robert Liguori on-line! See this thread for details.
If you're running Java 5, you can either escape the string with the static Pattern.quote(String) method, or compile it with the Pattern.LITERAL flag set. For earlier releases, you can just escape all punctuation characters: