June 26, 2012
News & Opinion: Amazon's Best Books of the Year... So Far
- 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 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.
About Dylan Schleicher
Dylan Schleicher has been a part of the 800-CEO-READ claque since 2003. Even though he's stayed on at the company, he has not stayed put. After beginning in shipping & receiving, he joined customer service and accounting before moving into his current, highly elliptical orbit of duties overseeing the ChangeThis and In the Books websites, the company's annual review of books and in-house design. He lives with his wife and two children in the Washington Heights neighborhood on Milwaukee's West Side.