Amazon has been putting out a mid-year list of the best books for the past few years now, and released this (mid) year’s list yesterday. The books in the Business & Leadership category are:
- The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business by Charles Duhigg, Random House
- The Tools: Transform Your Problems into Courage, Confidence, and Creativity by Phil Stutz & Barry Michels, Spiegel & Grau
- How Will You Measure Your Life? by Clayton M. Christensen, James Allworth & Karen Dillon, HarperBusiness
- The $100 Startup: Reinvent the Way You Make a Living, Do What You Love, and Create a New Future by Chris Guillebeau, Crown Business
- The Real Crash: America’s Coming Bankruptcy—How to Save Yourself and Your Country by Peter D. Schiff, St. Martin’s Press
- The Honest Truth About Dishonesty: How We Lie to Everyone—Especially Ourselves by Dan Ariely, Harper
- Private Empire: ExxonMobil and American Power by Steve Coll, The Penguin Press
- What Money Can’t Buy: The Moral Limits of Markets by Michael J. Sandel
- Abundance: The Future Is Better Than You Think by Peter H. Diamandis & Steven Kotler, Free Press
- The Lost Bank: The Story of Washington Mutual-The Biggest Bank Failure in American History by Kirsten Grind, Simon & Schuster
The Nonfiction list is also full of titles business book fans might want to consider, including two that made the Business & Leadership list: The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg and Private Empire by Steve Coll, both of which made the Amazon editor’s list of top 20 books overall.
The others on the Nonfiction list you may want to consider are Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking by Susan Cain (Crown), Bunch of Amateurs: A Search for the American Character by Jack Hitt (Crown), and The End of Money: Counterfeiters, Preachers, Techies, Dreamers—and the Coming Cashless Society by David Wolman (De Capo Press).
If you’d like to peruse Amazon’s Best Books of the Year So Far in their entirety, head on over to the online empire’s website.