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The BusinessWeek Best Seller List


Hardcover Business Books

1. STRENGTHSFINDER 2.0 By Tom Rath (Gallup Press $19.95) Assess your talents and put them into practice.Last Month: 1, Months on List: 13

2. WOMEN & MONEY By Suze Orman (Spiegel & Grau $24.95) Inspirational prose and practical tools to help women with their finances. Last Month: 7, Months on List: 13

3. THE 4-HOUR WORKWEEK By Timothy Ferriss (Crown $19.95) Defining your dreams and cutting loose from work.Last Month: 2, Months on List: 10

4. JIM CRAMER'S STAY MAD FOR LIFE By James J. Cramer with Cliff Mason (Simon & Schuster $26) A broad how-to by CNBC's money man. Last Month: 3, Months on List: 3

5. THE BLACK SWAN By Nassim Nicholas Taleb (Random House $26.95) Improbable and earth-shaking events are in fact inevitable. Last Month: 5, Months on List: 11

6. MADE TO STICK By Chip Heath, Dan Heath (Random House $24.95) Why some ideas gain traction while others fade from view. Last Month: 8, Months on List: 14

7. THE COMPASSIONATE SAMURAI By Brian Klemmer (Hay House $24.95) Remaining ethical in a world of ruthless overachievers. Last Month: 10, Months on List: 21

8. OUR ICEBERG IS MELTING By John Kotter, Holger Rathgeber (St. Martin's $19.95) A global-warming fable on coping with change. Last Month: 4, Months on List: 17

9. READY, FIRE, AIM By Michael Masterson (Wiley $27.95) Nuts and bolts for would-be entrepreneurs. Last Month: 12, Months on List: 2

10. FREE LUNCH By David Cay Johnston (Portfolio $24.95) How the superrich have used government to get even richer. Last Month: 11, Months on List: 2

11. DARE TO PREPARE By Ronald M. Shapiro with Gregory Jordan (Crown Business $26) Methodical preparation is the key to success. Last Month: 13, Months on List: 2

12. PREDICTABLY IRRATIONAL By Dan Ariely (Harper $25.95) An economist surveys how people act against their best interests. Last Month: --, Months on List: 1

13. WHAT GOT YOU HERE WON'T GET YOU THERE By Marshall Goldsmith with Mark Reiter (Hyperion $24.95) Bad habits that hurt careers. Last Month: --, Months on List: 4

14. A BULL IN CHINA By Jim Rogers (Random House $26.95) Risks and rewards in the Far East, highlighting some companies of note. Last Month: --, Months on List: 2

15. CREATING A WORLD WITHOUT POVERTY By Muhammad Yunus (PublicAffairs $26) The Nobel Peace Prize winner on "social business." Last Month: 4, Months on List: 2

Paperback Business Books

1. 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: 12

2. J.K. LASSER'S YOUR INCOME TAX 2008 By The J.K. Lasser Institute (Wiley $17.95) Sharpen your pencils. Last Month: 2, Months on List: 4

3. WHAT COLOR IS YOUR PARACHUTE? By 2008 Richard Nelson Bolles (Ten Speed Press $18.95) The enduring job-search bible. Last Month: 6, Months on List: 6

4. A GUIDE TO THE PROJECT MANAGEMENT BODY OF KNOWLEDGE By The Project Management Institute (PMI $49.95) Delivering results. Last Month: 5, Months on List: 24

5. THE MONEY BOOK FOR THE YOUNG, FABULOUS & BROKE By Suze Orman (Riverhead $16) From career plans to credit cards. Last Month: 4, Months on List: 12

6. THE ERNST & YOUNG TAX GUIDE 2008 By Peter W. Bernstein (Vanguard Press $17.95) Let's warm up those calculators! Last Month: 8, Months on List: 2

7. GOTCHA CAPITALISM By Bob Sullivan (Ballantine Books $14.95) An MSNBC.com columnist on avoiding late fees and other pesky charges. Last Month: 9, Months on List: 2

8. THE WORLD IS FLAT By Thomas L. Friedman (Picador $16) Globalization is great—sort of, says a columnist for The New York Times. Last Month: 3, Months on List: 79. THE TOTAL MONEY MAKEOVER WORKBOOK By Dave Ramsey (Thomas Nelson $17.99) Shape up your finances. Last Month: 14, Months on List: 14

10. WHY WE WANT YOU TO BE RICH By Donald J. Trump, Robert T. Kiyosaki, et al. (Rich Press $18.95) Help for the shrinking middle class. Last Month: --, Months on List: 1

11. A WHOLE NEW MIND By Daniel H. Pink (Riverhead $15) The future belongs to creative "right-brain thinkers." Last Month: 12, Months on List: 12

12. THE SPEED OF TRUST By Stephen M.R. Covey (Free Press $15) Nurturing credibility in your personal and professional lives. Last Month: --, Months on List: 1

13. LEADERSHIP AND SELF-DECEPTION By The Arbinger Institute (Berrett-Koehler $14.95) A leader's motivation is what matters. Last Month: 13, Months on List: 17

14. THE NEATEST LITTLE GUIDE TO STOCK MARKET INVESTING By Jason Kelly (Plume $15) Beating the market with a midcap strategy. Last Month: 11, Months on List: 2

15. THE POWER OF A POSITIVE NO By William Ury (Bantam $15) How to accentuate the negativeowithout alienating colleagues. Last Month: --, Months on List: 1

Long-Running Best Sellers

GOOD TO GREAT

By Jim Collins (Collins $27.50)

NOW, DISCOVER YOUR STRENGTHS

By Marcus Buckingham, Donald O. Clifton (Free Press $30)

WHO MOVED MY CHEESE?

By Spencer Johnson (Putnam $19.95)

THE TOTAL MONEY MAKEOVER

By Dave Ramsey (Thomas Nelson $24.99)

THE FIVE DYSFUNCTIONS OF A TEAM

By Patrick Lencioni (Jossey-Bass $24.95)

FREAKONOMICS

By Steven D. Levitt, Stephen J Dubner (Morrow $27.95)

THE LITTLE RED BOOK OF SELLING

By Jeffrey Gitomer (Bard Press $19.95)

GETTING THINGS DONE

By David Allen (Penguin $15)

THE TIPPING POINT

By Malcolm Gladwell (Back Bay $14.95)

RICH DAD, POOR DAD

By Robert T. Kiyosaki, Sharon L. Lechter (Warner $16.95)

GOOD TO GREAT AND THE SOCIAL SECTORS

By Jim Collins (Collins $11.95)

THE 7 HABITS OF HIGHLY EFFECTIVE PEOPLE

By Stephen R. Covey (Free Press $15)

THE E-MYTH REVISITED

By Michael E. Gerber (HarperBusiness $16)

GETTING TO YES

By Roger Fisher et al. (Penguin $15)

THINK AND GROW RICH

By Napoleon Hill (Ballantine $7.99)

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 February. Titles that have been on the List for more than two years appear as Long-Running Best Sellers.


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