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HARDCOVER BUSINESS BOOKS

1. THE 4-HOUR WORKWEEK By Timothy Ferriss (Crown — $19.95) Defining your dreams and cutting loose from work, by an actor and kickboxing champion. Last Month: 3; Months on List: 3

2. THE BLACK SWAN By Nassim Nicholas Taleb (Random House — $26.95) Improbable and earthshaking events are in fact inevitable, says a former "mathematical trader."Last Month: 1; Months on List: 4

3. STRENGTHS FINDER 2.0 By Tom Rath (Gallup Press — $19.95) Assess your talents and put them into practice. Last Month: 2; Months on List: 6

4. WHERE HAVE ALL THE LEADERS GONE? By Lee Iacocca (Scribner — $25) The ex-chief of Chrysler on America's failings and the qualities that make leaders great. Last Month: 4; Months on List: 4

5. WOMEN & MONEY SUZE ORMAN By (Spiegel & Grau — $24.95) Inspirational prose and practical tools to help females with their finances. Last Month: 5; Months on List: 6

6. JIM CRAMER'S MAD MONEY By James J. Cramer with Cliff Mason (Simon & Schuster — $25) More investing wisdom from the television personality. Last Month: --; Months on List: 5

7. THE NO ASSHOLE RULE By Robert I. Sutton (Warner Business — $22.99) Why abusive employees should be banned. Last Month: 13; Months on List: 5

8. JEFFREY GITOMER'S LITTLE GREEN BOOK OF GETTING YOUR WAY By Jeffrey Gitomer (FT Press — $19.99) The power of persuasion. Last Month: 11; Months on List: 4

9. GO PUT YOUR STRENGTHS TO WORK By Marcus Buckingham (Free Press — $30) Identify your assets and reap rewards. Last Month: --; Months on List: 4

10. JIM CRAMER'S REAL MONEY By James J. Cramer (Simon & Schuster — $26) The "10 Commandments of Trading."Last Month: --; Months on List: 23

11. OUR ICEBERG IS MELTING By John Kotter, Holger Rathgeber (St. Martin's — $19.95) A global-warming fable offers eight lessons on coping with change. Last Month: 7; Months on List: 10

12. THE FRED FACTOR By Mark Sanborn (Currency/Doubleday — $14.95) Bring creativity to your work and life, just like this mailman does. Last Month: --; Months on List: 23

13. MADE TO STICK By Chip Heath, Dan Heath (Random House — $24.95) Why some ideas gain traction while others fade. Last Month: 10; Months on List: 7

14. SECRETS OF THE MILLIONAIRE MIND By T. Harv Eker (HarperBusiness — $19.95) How your "personal money blueprint" shapes your financial destiny. Last Month: --; Months on List: 19

15. THE DIP By Seth Godin (Portfolio — $12.95) How to escape dead ends—and stay motivated and focused on what really matters. Last Month: 8; Months on List: 3

PAPERBACK BUSINESS BOOKS

1. THE SCIENCE OF GETTING RICH By Wallace D. Wattles (Tarcher — $10) "Wealth attraction" explained in a book first published in 1910. Last Month: 6; Months on List: 4

2. GOOD TO GREAT AND THE SOCIAL SECTORS By Jim Collins (Collins — $11.95) A primer on how noncorporate organizations can excel. Last Month: 2; Months on List: 20

3. THE MONEY BOOK FOR THE YOUNG, FABULOUS & BROKE By Suze Orman (Riverhead — $16) Career plans, etc. Last Month: 3; Months on List: 5

4. BLINK By Malcolm Gladwell (Back Bay Books — $15.99) Snap judgments deserve careful consideration, says a writer for The New Yorker . Last Month: 1; Months on List: 5

5. START LATE, FINISH RICH By David Bach (Broadway — $14.95) Strategies and tactics for baby boomers nearing the age of retirement. Last Month: 11; Months on List: 7

6. WHAT COLOR IS YOUR PARACHUTE? By 2007 Richard Nelson Bolles (Ten Speed Press — $17.95) The enduring job-search bible. Last Month: 4; Months on List: 12

7. THE AUTOMATIC MILLIONAIRE By David Bach (Broadway — $12.95) Put your investment program on autopilot. Last Month: 12; Months on List: 18

8. FOOLED BY RANDOMNESS By Nassim Nicholas Taleb (Random House — $14.95) Uncertainty and luck in daily life and in the financial markets. Last Month: 7; Months on List: 5

9. FIND IT, FIX IT, FLIP IT! By Michael Corbett (Penguin — $15) You can profit from real estate, by a TV show host. Last Month: --; Months on List: 14

10. STOCK INVESTING FOR DUMMIES By Paul Mladjenovic (Wiley — $21.99) How to pick winners. Last Month: --; Months on List: 2

11. INVESTING FOR DUMMIES By Eric Tyson, MBA (Wiley $21.99) Making judgments about securities and maximizing your portfolio's worth. Last Month: --; Months on List: 16

12. FLIPPING HOUSES FOR DUMMIES By Ralph R. Roberts with Joe Kraynak (Wiley — $21.99) A down-to-earth how-to on buying, improving, and selling real estate. Last Month: --; Months on List: 1

13. READY FOR ANYTHING By David Allen (Penguin — $14) Working smarter with less stress. Last Month: 10; Months on List: 2

14. THE TOTAL MONEY MAKEOVER WORKBOOK By Dave Ramsey (Thomas Nelson — $17.99) You've toned your body—now shape up your finances. Last Month: --; Months on List: 10

15. CRUCIAL CONVERSATIONS By Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, Ron McMillan, Al Switzler (McGraw-Hill — $16.95) How to handle those all-important talks. Last Month: 5; Months on List: 18

BusinessWeek's Best Seller List is based on a survey of chain and independent booksellers that carry a broad selection of books on economics, management, sales and marketing, small business, investing, personal finance, and careers. Well over 1,000 retail outlets nationwide are represented. Current rankings are based on a weighted analysis of unit sales in July.


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