New York Times Hardcover Business Books Best Sellers 2012 Complete List Page 1

There are 52 books in the New York Times Hardcover Business Books Best Sellers 2012 list. Here are the 30 books ranked from 1 to 30.

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1. Steve Jobs

Weeks on the list: 40

by: Walter Isaacson
Release date: Oct 24, 2011
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A biography of the recently deceased entrepreneur, based on 40 interviews with Jobs conducted over two years.

2. Thinking, Fast And Slow

Weeks on the list: 40

by: Daniel Kahneman
Release date: Oct 25, 2011
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The winner of the Nobel in economic science discusses how we make choices in business and personal life and when we can and cannot trust our intuitions.

3. Strengths-Based Leadership

Weeks on the list: 36

by: Tom Rath and Barry Conchie
Release date: Jan 01, 2008
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Three keys to being a more effective leader.

4. Great By Choice

Weeks on the list: 35

by: Jim Collins and Morten T Hansen
Release date: Oct 11, 2011
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The characteristics of companies that succeed in hard times.

5. Total Money Makeover

Weeks on the list: 35

by: Dave Ramsey
Release date: Jan 01, 2007
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Debt reduction and fiscal fitness for families, by the radio talk-show host.

6. Switch

Weeks on the list: 31

by: Chip Heath and Dan Heath
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How everyday people can effect transformative change at work and in life.

7. Lean Startup

Weeks on the list: 30

by: Eric Ries
Release date: Jan 01, 2011
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An approach to creating start-up companies inspired by lean manufacturing methods.

8. The Power Of Habit

Weeks on the list: 27

by: Charles Duhigg
Release date: Feb 28, 2012
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A Times reporter’s account of the science behind how we form, and break, habits.

9. How Will You Measure Your Life?

Weeks on the list: 27

by: Clayton M Christensen James Allworth and Karen Dillon
Release date: May 15, 2012
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Tools for finding meaning and happiness.

10. $100 Startup

Weeks on the list: 27

by: Chris Guillebeau
Release date: Jan 01, 2012
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How to build a profitable start up for $100 or less and be your own boss.

11. The Price Of Inequality

Weeks on the list: 22

by: Joseph E Stiglitz
Release date: Jun 11, 2012
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A winner of the Nobel in economics examines the consequences of America’s growing inequality for democracy, policy and globalization, and argues that it is not inevitable.

12. 4-Hour Workweek

Weeks on the list: 22

by: Timothy Ferriss
Release date: Jan 01, 2008
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Reconstructing your life so that it’s not all about work.

13. Boomerang

Weeks on the list: 13

by: Michael Lewis
Release date: Oct 03, 2011
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A look at some of the places — Greece, Ireland, Iceland — hardest hit by the financial collapse of 2008, and at how it happened.

14. Entreleadership

Weeks on the list: 9

by: Dave Ramsey
Release date: Sep 20, 2011
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Practical advice for growing your business.

15. Imagine

Weeks on the list: 9

by: Jonah Lehrer
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An account of the science of creativity argues that it is not a gift but a group of thought processes that can be learned.

16. Unintended Consequences

Weeks on the list: 9

by: Edward Conard
Release date: Jan 01, 2012
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A former managing director of Bain Capital and a major Romney contributor argues that growing income inequality shows the American economy is working.

17. Shadowbosses

Weeks on the list: 9

by: Mallory Factor
Release date: Aug 21, 2012
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A Citadel professor claims that public unions, already a threat to elections and the American way of life, are targeting millions of Americans for forced unionization.

18. Charge

Weeks on the list: 9

by: Brendon Burchard
Release date: May 15, 2012
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Ten human drives that make you feel alive.

19. Delivering Happiness

Weeks on the list: 9

by: Tony Hsieh
Release date: Jun 07, 2010
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Lessons from business (pizza place, worm farm, Zappos) and life.

20. 15 Invaluable Laws Of Growth

Weeks on the list: 9

by: John C Maxwell
Release date: Oct 02, 2012
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Tried and true principles to help our personal development.

21. Taking People With You

Weeks on the list: 8

by: David Novak
Release date: Jan 01, 2012
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How to make big things happen by getting people on your side.

22. Greedy Bastards

Weeks on the list: 8

by: Dylan Ratigan
Release date: Jan 10, 2012
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The host of MSNBC’s “Dylan Ratigan Show” proposes solutions to political and economic problems.

23. Time To Get Tough

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Donald J Trump
Release date: Jan 01, 2011
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The restoration of America’s prosperity by one its most prominent businessman.

24. Currency Wars

Weeks on the list: 5

by: James Rickards
Release date: Jan 01, 2011
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The United States is now facing its third currency war and it will be the worst ever.

25. Winner Take All

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Dambisa Moyo
Release date: Jan 01, 2012
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An economist considers the global implications of China’s quest for metal and minerals, timber and food.

26. End This Depression Now!

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Paul Krugman
Release date: Apr 30, 2012
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The Nobel-winning economist and New York Times columnist argues that government spending is necessary to jump- start the economy.

27. Screwed!

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Dick Morris and Eileen McGann
Release date: May 08, 2012
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How foreign countries take our jobs and misuse our aid.

28. The Real Crash

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Peter D Schiff
Release date: May 22, 2012
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An investment broker and frequent Fox News guest argues that America can avoid disaster by declaring bankruptcy, restructuring its debt and drastically cutting spending.

29. Bailout

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Neil Barofsky
Release date: Jul 24, 2012
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The former official in charge of oversight of the bailout fund argues that the Treasury Department worked with Wall Street firms to increase their profits at the public’s expense.

30. Red Ink

Weeks on the list: 5

by: David Wessel
Release date: Jan 01, 2012
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A journalist reviews the politics behind the federal budget, explores where the money goes and argues that current trends are unsustainable.

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