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.
I am not a programmer, but have some cursorary knowledge of Java that I learned putzing around at home. I am not too interested in the front-end and would like to focus on architecture as that interests me the most. Can you recommend a book(s) or website that might help me understand?