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.
In general i'd say programming in any language can help programming in any other language greatly. Surely you'll find similarities, and some differences too-- but it will also help solidify some concepts and open you up to some more "C" style programming, probably without even thinking about it