This is neither Political Science or Science Fiction, but if you know the difference between a UI interface and an SQL server (as I know many of you do) then this post is for you.  Eric Ligman, a Microsoft minion, is giving away a bunch of free e-books.  The really surprising thing here is that they are both quality books (judging by the handful I have looked at) and their are a ton of them!  So for this edition of “Free Stuff” head over to his blog to take a look.  Who said you can’t get a free lunch?