The following is a list of the bestselling paperback business books as ranked by the New York Times on June 14.
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. The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference by Malcolm Gladwell. How and why certain products and ideas become fads.
3. 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.
4. The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable by Nassim Nicholas Taleb. The hubris of predictions â€” and our perpetual surprise when the not-predicted happens.
5. Shop Class as Soulcraft: An Inquiry Into the Value of Work by Matthew B. Crawford.
6. Liar’s Poker by Michael Lewis. Wall Street’s tumultuous 1980s, as witnessed by a young bond trader.
7. Predictably Irrational: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions by by Dan Ariely. The hidden forces that shape our decisions.
8. The Accidental Billionaires: The Founding of Facebook A Tale of Sex, Money, Genius and Betrayal by Ben Mezrich. How two Harvard undergraduates created Facebook.
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.