June 26, 2012

News & Opinion: Amazon's Best Books of the Year... So Far

By: Dylan Schleicher @ 6:08 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

Amazon has been putting out a mid-year list of the best books for the past few years now, and released this (mid) year's list yesterday. The books in the Business & Leadership category are: The Nonfiction list is also full of titles business book fans might want to consider, including two that made the Business & Leadership list: The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg and Private Empire by Steve Coll, both of which made the Amazon editor's list of top 20 books overall.

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.