I just heard that the Framework Design Guidelines is a Jolt Award finalist... The rest of the finalist in this category are very impressive.   I am honored to have the FDG be among them.. 


Agile Web Development with Rails by Dave Thomas et al. (Pragmatic



Framework Design Guidelines: Conventions, Idioms, and Patterns for

       Reusable .NET Libraries by Krzysztof Cwalina and Brad Abrams (Addison-



Practical Common Lisp by Peter Seibel (Apress)


Service-Oriented Architecture: Concepts Technology and Design by Thomas

       Erl (Prentice Hall)


Why Programs Fail, First Edition: A Guide to Systematic Debugging by

       Andreas Zeller (Morgan Kaufmann)


Wicked Cool Java: Code Bits, Open-Source Libraries, and Project Ideas

       by Brian D. Eubanks (No Starch Press)