The BusinessWeek Best-Seller List


1 THE WORLD IS FLAT By Thomas L. Friedman (Farrar, Straus & Giroux -- $27.50) Globalization is great -- sort of.

2 FREAKONOMICS By Steven D. Levitt, Stephen J. Dubner (Morrow -- $25.95) Crack gangs, the Ku Klux Klan, and more.

3 BLINK By Malcolm Gladwell (Little, Brown -- $25.95) Why snap judgments deserve careful consideration.

4 THE NUMBER By Lee Eisenberg (Free Press -- $26) A meditation on retirement planning and the creation of a second act.

5 THE LITTLE BOOK THAT BEATS THE MARKET By Joel Greenblatt (Wiley -- $19.95) A hedge fund manager's "magic formula."

6 JIM CRAMER'S REAL MONEY By James J. Cramer (Simon & Schuster -- $26) The CNBC commentator's trading tips.

7 THE LITTLE RED BOOK OF SELLING By Jeffrey Gitomer (Bard Press -- $19.95) A syndicated columnist explains why people buy.

8 COLLAPSE By Jared Diamond (Viking -- $29.95) Why civilizations fall apart.

9 THE TOTAL MONEY MAKEOVER By Dave Ramsey (Thomas Nelson -- $24.99) Getting rid of debt and building reserves.

10 WINNING By Jack Welch with Suzy Welch (HarperBusiness -- $27.95) How to succeed within a company and against the competition.


1 GETTING THINGS DONE By David Allen (Penguin -- $15) Organizing your office and managing your time.

2 THE AUTOMATIC MILLIONAIRE By David Bach (Broadway -- $12.95) How to put your investment program on autopilot.

3 J.K. LASSER'S YOUR INCOME TAX 2006 By The J.K. Lasser Institute (Wiley -- $16.95) Sharpen your pencils, and...

4 THE ERNST & YOUNG TAX GUIDE 2006 By Ernst & Young, LLP (CDS Books -- $16.95) ...get out the calculator.

5 WHAT COLOR IS YOUR PARACHUTE? By Richard Nelson Bolles (Ten Speed Press -- $17.95) The 2006 edition of the enduring job-search bible.

6 CONSPIRACY OF FOOLS By Kurt Eichenwald (Broadway -- $16.95) Inside Enron's crumbling house of cards.

7 THE WALL STREET JOURNAL COMPLETE MONEY & INVESTING GUIDEBOOK By Dave Kansas (Three Rivers -- $14.95) Finance, etc.

8 THE 250 JOB INTERVIEW QUESTIONS YOU'LL MOST LIKELY BE ASKED By Peter Veruki (Adams -- $9.95) Don't forget to wear a suit.

9 THE TOTAL MONEY MAKEOVER WORKBOOK By Dave Ramsey (Thomas Nelson -- $17.99) A plan to remedy your money concerns.

10 THE 8TH HABIT By Stephen R. Covey (Free Press -- $15) Leadership in the new workplace.

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 January.

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