I have now retired and it is time to clean out the cupboards and burn the bridges behind me.
If you are a beginner or even with some experience, you might like to browse to all my eBay books to see the titles I am selling under the vendor name hedleyfinger:
@ Objects first with Java: A Practical Introduction Using BlueJ, 3rd edn [BlueJ is an educational IDE]
@ Effective Java: Programming Language Guide
@ Java Cookbook, 2nd edn
@ Pragmatic UnitTesting in Java with JUnit