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Hot List: New York Times Bestselling Hardcover Business Books

The following is a list of the bestselling hardcover business books as ranked by the New York Times on April 13.

1. Outliers: The Story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell. hy some people succeed — it has to do with luck and opportunities as well as talent — from the author of Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking and The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference.

2. House of Cards: A Tale of Hubris and Wretched Excess on Wall Street by William D. Cohan. The fall of Bear Stearns and the beginning of the Wall Street collapse.

3. The Great Depression Ahead: How to Prosper in the Crash Following the Greatest Boom in History by Harry S. Dent Jr. A financial prognosticator anticipates further market crashes and an extended downturn, but sees a way for savvy investors to prosper.

4. Peaks and Valleys: Making Good And Bad Times Work For You–At Work And In Life by Spencer Johnson.  Making both good and bad times work for you personally and pro­fessionally.

5. The Total Money Makeover: A Proven Plan for Financial Fitness by Dave Ramsey. Debt reduction and fiscal fitness for families, by the radio talk-show host.

6. How We Decide by Jonah Lehrer. Neuroscience reveals that the best decisions are a blend of feeling and reason, and learning more about how we think can help us make better decisions.

7. Meltdown: A Free-Market Look at Why the Stock Market Collapsed, the Economy Tanked, and Government Bailouts Will Make Things Worse by Thomas E. Woods Jr. A free-market look at the stock-market collapse and an argument against the bailout.

8. The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich by Timothy Ferriss. Because life isn’t all about work.

9. Fight For Your Money: How to Stop Getting Ripped Off and Save a Fortune by David Bach. Stop being ripped off by businesses whose main goal is to game you.

10. Hot, Flat, and Crowded: Why We Need a Green Revolution–and How It Can Renew America by Thomas L. Friedman. How a green revolution can renew America, by the New York Times columnist.

11. Lords of Finance: The Bankers Who Broke the World by Liaquat Ahamed. How the four central bankers who dominated the post-World War I era pushed the global economy into the Great De­pression by clinging to economic orthodoxy.

12. Now, Discover Your Strengths by Marcus Buckingham and Donald O. Clifton. How to identify and develop your talents and those of your employees.

13. Strengths-Based Leadership by Tom Rath and Barry Conchie. Three keys to being a more effective leader.

14. The Return of Depression Economics and the Crisis of 2008 by Paul Krugman. The recipient of the 2008 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics revises his earlier work from 1999 to reflect current economic crisis.

15. The Ascent of Money: A Financial History of the World by Niall Ferguson. A financial history of the world, stressing the link between politics and economics.

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