The NYT Top Selling Business Books – Jan 2016

The NYT Top Selling Business Books - Jan 2016

Unsurprisingly, The Big Short heads the list of top selling business books according to the New York Times. The list of books includes classics like Outliers and a new crop of writers.

Here is the top 10 list reproduced from NYT:

THE BIG SHORT, by Michael Lewis. (Norton.) The people who saw the real estate crash coming and made billions from their foresight. BUY IT HERE

EXTREME OWNERSHIP, by Jocko Willink and Leif Babin. (St. Martin’s.) Applying the principles of Navy SEALs leadership training to any organization.

ELON MUSK, by Ashlee Vance. (Ecco/HarperCollins.) A technology writer follows Musk’s life from his difficult South African childhood to his involvement in Internet start-ups like the rocket company SpaceX, the electric-car company Tesla and the solar power installation company Solar City.

THINKING, FAST AND SLOW, by Daniel Kahneman. (Farrar, Straus & Giroux.) A winner of the Nobel in economic science discusses how we make choices in business and personal life.

THE POWER OF HABIT, by Charles Duhigg. (Random House.) A Times reporter’s account of the science behind how we form, and break, habits.

OUTLIERS, by Malcolm Gladwell. (Back Bay/Little, Brown.) Why some people succeed — it has to do with luck and opportunities as well as talent. Originally published in 2008.

ABOVE THE LINE, by Urban Meyer with Wayne Coffey. (Penguin Press.) A championship-winning college football coach shares his insights on team building and leadership.

WHEN TO ROB A BANK, by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner. (Morrow.) Celebrating ten years of “Freakonomics” with a collection of curated economic blog posts from its companion website.

#GIRLBOSS, by Sophia Amoruso. (Portfolio/Penguin/Putnam.) An online fashion retailer traces her path to success.

EMPIRE OF COTTON, by Sven Beckert. (Vintage.) The history of the fabric and its dominance as a global commodity that drives modern capitalism.

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