Java J2SE classics

A Listmania! list by Eduward du Bois (Europe)
The list author says: "These are the top-notch Java books, the classics!"
Head First Java, 2nd Edition
1.  Head First Java, 2nd Edition by Kathy Sierra
The list author says:
  "The most popular introduction on Java. (For experienced programmers I recommend the 'Core' books)"
$26.07   Used & New from: $11.99
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (394 customer reviews) | 5 customer discussions

Core Java, Volume I--Fundamentals (8th Edition)
2.  Core Java, Volume I--Fundamentals (8th Edition) by Cay S. Horstmann
The list author says:
  "Explains it all, must have for all Java programmers."
$34.22   Used & New from: $5.95
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (41 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Core Java, Vol. 2: Advanced Features, 8th Edition
3.  Core Java, Vol. 2: Advanced Features, 8th Edition by Gary Cornell
The list author says:
  "Volume 2 explains the less common Java features."
$35.99   Used & New from: $0.99
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (39 customer reviews)

Effective Java (2nd Edition)
4.  Effective Java (2nd Edition) by Joshua Bloch
The list author says:
  "2nd edition of the "code complete" for Java programmers. Full of important best practices. Must have for each Java programmer."
$44.40   Used & New from: $28.91
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (152 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Java Concurrency in Practice
5.  Java Concurrency in Practice by Brian Goetz
The list author says:
  "This "The book" about Java multithreading."
$38.48   Used & New from: $28.36
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (117 customer reviews) | 6 customer discussions

Java Generics and Collections
6.  Java Generics and Collections by Philip Wadler
The list author says:
  ""The Book" on Java collections and generics."
$29.75   Used & New from: $11.36
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (28 customer reviews)

Java¿ Puzzlers: Traps, Pitfalls, and Corner Cases
7.  Java¿ Puzzlers: Traps, Pitfalls, and Corner Cases by Joshua Bloch
The list author says:
  "Test you're Java skills with these puzzles and learn the borderline Java stuff you might think did not exist."
$34.32   Used & New from: $21.75
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (38 customer reviews)

Design Patterns Explained: A New Perspective on Object-Oriented Design (2nd Edition)
8.  Design Patterns Explained: A New Perspective on Object-Oriented Design (2nd Edition) by Alan Shalloway
The list author says:
  "Not a java book, but every good Java programmer needs to understand Design Patterns. This is the best introduction. It's way easier to comprehend than the GOF book!"
$47.73   Used & New from: $18.95
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (57 customer reviews)

SCJP Sun Certified Programmer for Java 6 Exam 310-065
9.  SCJP Sun Certified Programmer for Java 6 Exam 310-065 by Kathy Sierra
The list author says:
  "The #1 book for the aspiring Sun Certified Java Programmer."
$32.49   Used & New from: $11.99
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (133 customer reviews)

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This book is excellent, I highly recommend it. 0 Nov 14, 2007
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