The following is a list of the bestselling paperback business books as ranked by the New York Times on March 1.
1. The Blind Side: Evolution of a Game by Michael Lewis. The evolving business of football, viewed through the rise of the left tackle Michael Oher.
2. Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything (P.S.) by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner. A maverick scholar and a journalist apply economic theory to everything from cheating sumo wrestlers to the falling crime rate.
3. The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference by Malcolm Gladwell. How and why certain products and ideas become fads.
4. Women & Money: Owning the Power to Control Your Destiny by Suze Orman. The financial guru tailors her financial advice especially for women.
5. Start Over, Finish Rich: 10 Steps to Get You Back on Track in 2010 by David Bach. Getting back on financial track in 2010.
6. The Coupon Mom’s Guide to Cutting Your Grocery Bills in Half: The Strategic Shopping Method Proven to Slash Food and Drugstore Costs by Stephanie Nelson. Bargain-hunting plans customized for various kinds of shoppers.
7. Lords of Finance: The Bankers Who Broke the World by Liaquat Ahamed. How four central bankers pushed the global economy into the Great Depression.
8. The Value of Nothing: How to Reshape Market Society and Redefine Democracy by Raj Patel. How we can rebalance society, limit markets and develop new ways of seeing the world.
9. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey. A new edition of the author’s principles for solving problems.
10. Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity by David Allen. Methods for reducing stress and increasing performance.