January 27, 2006

News & Opinion: Forbes' Best Business Books of 2005

By: Dylan Schleicher @ 2:58 PM – Filed under: Current Events & Public Affairs, Personal Development & Human Behavior

I thought we had seen all of the lists for 2005, but Forbes published their selections on Tuesday.

To determine the very best of the crop, we polled a dozen writers, editors and publishers from Forbes. Thirty-three books were nominated, which we then winnowed down to the five very best, with the help of the editors of Forbes magazine and We did not attempt rank the top five--all of them are excellent in completely different ways. Try these tomes, and you'll be all caught up on your 2005 business reading.

Their selections are:

Hat Tip: BizBook Nuggets

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.