HR Management & Compliance

Hot List: New York Times Bestselling Paperback Business Books

The following is a list of the bestselling paperback business books as ranked by the New York Times on April 2.

1. The Millionaire Messenger: Make a Difference and a Fortune Sharing Your Advice by Brendon Burchard. How everyday people can make money sharing their advice.

2. The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine by Michael Lewis. The people who saw the real estate crash coming and made billions from their foresight.

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. 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.

5. The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable by Nassim Nicholas Taleb. The hubris of predictions — and our perpetual surprise when the not-predicted happens.

6. The Accidental Billionaires: The Founding of Facebook A Tale of Sex, Money, Genius and Betrayal by Ben Mezrich. How two Harvard undergraduates created Facebook.

7. Liar’s Poker by Michael Lewis. Wall Street’s tumultuous 1980s, as witnessed by a young bond trader.

8. The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism by Naomi Klein. The implementing of economic policies following moments of “shock and awe.”

9. The Quants: How a New Breed of Math Whizzes Conquered Wall Street and Nearly Destroyed It by Scott Patterson. How a new breed of math whizzes conquered Wall Street and nearly destroyed it.

10. The No Asshole Rule: Building a Civilized Workplace and Surviving One That Isn’t by Robert I. Sutton. How to build a civilized workplace and survive one that isn’t.