July 7, 2008

News & Opinion: BusinessWeek Best Sellers from May 2008

By: Dylan Schleicher @ 2:08 PM – Filed under: Management & Workplace Culture

The BusinessWeek Best Seller list for May 2008 is now available online at (It typically takes a month to gather sales data from all retailers and distributors and then tabulate the list.)
No. 1 on the list is StrengthsFinder 2.0 by Tom Rath (Gallup Press). As Hardy Green describes it, "The coming of summer has readers sticking with tried-and-true titles but also showing signs of interest in breaking developments, from the current economic mess to social networking. Have a look!"
You can also view the list as a slideshow here:
On a related note, read about how the NYT best seller list works here.

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.