The BusinessWeek Best Seller List

The BusinessWeek Best Seller List

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.

Hardcover Businesss Books

HOUSE OF CARDS William D. Cohan (Doubleday $27.95) A behind-the-scenes account of why Bear Stearns went bust so fast. Last month: --, Months on list: 1

OUTLIERS Malcolm Gladwell (Little, Brown $27.99) The unexpected factors that lie behind success. Last month: 1, Months on list: 5

THE SANDLER RULES David Mattson (Pegasus $24.95) From sales-training guru David Sandler, 49 rules to sell by. Last month: --, Months on list: 1

PEAKS AND VALLEYS Spencer Johnson (Simon & Schuster $19.95) The Who Moved My Cheese? author on finding the upside at work and beyond. Last month: --, Months on list: 1

THE GREAT DEPRESSION AHEAD Harry S. Dent Jr. (Free Press $27) Prosper during an unprecedented economic downturn. Last month: 4, Months on list: 3

TRIBES Seth Godin (Portfolio $19.95) A man, a plan, and a group of followers—that's what you need to foster innovation. Last month: 15, Months on list: 6

MELTDOWN Thomas E. Woods Jr. (Regnery $27.95) Why the U.S. economy cratered—and why big-government solutions won't help. Last month: 7, Months on list: 2

STRENGTHS-BASED LEADERSHIP Tom Rath, Barry Conchie (Gallup Press $24.95) How able leaders inspire teamwork. Last month: 11, Months on list: 3

LORDS OF FINANCE Liaquat Ahamed (Penguin Press $32.95) How central bankers' actions precipitated the Great Depression and WWII. Last month: 12, Months on list: 2

THE 4-HOUR WORKWEEK Timothy Ferriss (Crown $19.95) Defining your dreams and cutting loose from work. Last month: 9, Months on list: 23

Paperback Business Books

SUZE ORMAN'S 2009 ACTION PLAN Suze Orman (Spiegel & Grau $9.99) Safeguards to put in place and mistakes to avoid. Last month: 1, Months on list: 4

I WILL TEACH YOU TO BE RICH Ramit Sethi (Workman $13.95) A crash course that aims to put 20- to 35-year-olds on the right financial track. Last month: --, Months on list: 1

BLINK Malcolm Gladwell (Back Bay Books $15.99) Snap judgments deserve careful consideration, says a writer for The New Yorker. Last month: 4, Months on list: 24

J.K. LASSER'S YOUR INCOME TAX 2009 The J.K. Lasser Institute (Wiley $18.95) Home office deductions, moving expenses, etc. Last month: 2, Months on list: 5

HOW TO WIN FRIENDS & INFLUENCE PEOPLE Dale Carnegie (Pocket Books $15) The classic networking guidebook. Last month: 9, Months on list: 22

WHAT COLOR IS YOUR PARACHUTE? 2009 Richard Nelson Bolles (Ten Speed Press $18.95) The enduring job-search bible. Last month: 3, Months on list: 7

RESCUE YOUR MONEY Ric Edelman (Simon & Schuster $9.99) The financial adviser recommends having just one investment goal. Last month: --, Months on list: 1

THE SPEED OF TRUST Stephen M.R. Covey (Free Press $15.95) Nurturing credibility in your personal and professional lives. Last month: 8, Months on list: 14

AMERICA'S CHEAPEST FAMILY GETS YOU RIGHT ON THE MONEY Steve and Annette Economides (Random House $12.95) Scrimp and be debt-free. Last month: --, Months on list: 4

NUDGE Richard H. Thaler and Cass R. Sunstein (Penguin $16) Why we make flawed decisions and how we can start making better ones. Last month: --, Months on list: 1

LONG-RUNNING BEST SELLERS

HARDCOVER BUSINESS BOOKS

StrengthsFinder 2.0 TOM RATH (GALLUP PRESS $21.95)

The Total Money Makeover DAVE RAMSEY (THOMAS NELSON $24.99)

Who Moved My Cheese? SPENCER JOHNSON (PUTNAM $19.95)

Good to Great JIM COLLINS (COLLINS $29.99)

Five Dysfunctions of a Team PATRICK LENCIONI (JOSSEY-BASS $24.95)

Now, Discover Your Strengths MARCUS BUCKINGHAM, DONALD O. CLIFTON (FREE PRESS $30)

PAPERBACK BUSINESS BOOKS

The Tipping Point MALCOLM GLADWELL (BACK BAY $14.99)

Rich Dad, Poor Dad ROBERT T. KIYOSAKI, SHARON L. LECHTER (BUSINESS PLUS $16.95)

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People STEPHEN R. COVEY (FREE PRESS $15.95)

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