Richard Monson-Haefel is currently writing a new book, Multitouch Design, with Jonathan Brill. His last book project, 97 Things Every Software Architect Should Know, was a collaborative effort among 50 authors.

Richard is also the author of four best-selling editions of Enterprise JavaBeans (O'Reilly), J2EE Web Services (Addison-Wesley), and  the coauthor of Java Message Service (O'Reilly). His books have won the following awards:

  • 2002 Java Developer Journal's Reader's Choice award for "Best Java Book". 
  • 2001 JavaPRO Reader's Choice award for "Best Advanced Java Book".
  • Amazon’s "Best of 2001" and "Best of 2002" awards
  • 1999 Java Developer Journal's Editor's Choice award for "Best Java Book".

You can find more information on his books at the following URLs.
97 Things Every Software Architect Should Know
O'Reilly Media 2009
200 pages
Enterprise JavaBeans 3.0, 5th Edition
O'Reilly Media 2006
732 pages
J2EE Web Services
Addison-Wesley Oct. 2003
950 pages
Official Errata
Java Message Service
O'Reilly & Associates 2000
238 pages