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The Lean Startup debuts at #2 on the New York Times Bestseller List


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The Lean Startup debuts at #2 on the New York Times Bestseller List

  1. 1. Copyright © 2011by The New York Times THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW October 2, 2011 Best Sellers Advice, How-To and MiscellaneousTHISWEEK HARDCOVER WEEKS ON LIST THIS WEEK PAPERBACK WEEKS ON LIST 1 EVERY DAY A FRIDAY, by Joel Osteen. (FaithWords, $24.99.) A guide to finding happiness every day, by the pastor of Lakewood 1 1 FORKS OVER KNIVES, edited by Gene Stone. (The Experiment, $13.95.) A guide to adopting a whole-food, plant-based diet. 5 Church. (†) 2 THE FIVE LOVE LANGUAGES, by Gary Chapman. (Northfield, 216 2 THE LEAN STARTUP by Eric Ries. (Crown Business, $26.) , An approach to creating start-up companies inspired by lean 1 $14.99.) How to communicate love in a way a spouse will understand. manufacturing methods. (†) 3 WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN YOU’RE EXPECTING, by Heidi Murkoff 529 3 GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS 2012, edited by Craig Glenday. (Guinness, $28.95.) Tallest, fastest, youngest, most. 1 and Sharon Mazel. (Workman, $14.95.) Advice for parents-to-be. (†) 4 THE HAPPINESS PROJECT, by Gretchen Rubin. (Harper, $14.99.) 29 4 THE 17 DAY DIET, by Mike Moreno. (Free Press, $25.) Four cycles to help you burn fat every day. (†) 27 In a hunt for happiness, the author consulted science, ancient wisdom and pop culture. 5* GO THE _ TO SLEEP by Adam Mansbach. Illustrated by Ricardo , Cortés. (Akashic Books, $14.95.) A children’s book parody for tired 16 5 CRAZY LOVE, by Francis Chan with Danae Yankoski. (David C. Cook, $14.99.) A pastor on breaking free from the religious status 48 parents. quo. (†) 6 LIVING BEYOND YOUR FEELINGS, by Joyce Meyer. (FaithWords, $22.99.) A guide to understanding and responding to emotions. 2 6 EAT THIS, NOT THAT! 2012, by David Zinczenko with Matt Goulding. (Rodale, $19.99.) Easy food swaps that can save you 1 calories. 7 THE 4-HOUR BODY, by Timothy Ferriss. (Crown Archetype, $27.) 40 A diet and fitness book from the author of “The 4-Hour Workweek.” 7 FAST TRACK TO THE BELLY FAT CURE, by Jorge Cruise. (Hay House, $19.95.) An accelerated version of the diet that avoids 1 8 THE DUKAN DIET, by Pierre Dukan. (Crown Archetype, $26.) A program that rejects calorie counting and assigns protein a major 22 hidden sugars. (†) role. 8 EAT TO LIVE, by Joel Fuhrman. (Little, Brown, $15.99.) A nutrient- rich program that offers help achieving fast and sustained weight 13 9 START SOMETHING THAT MATTERS, by Blake Mycoskie. (Spiegel & Grau, $22.) The founder of Toms Shoes gives life and 2 loss. entrepreneurial tips. 9 RADICAL, by David Platt. (Multnomah, $14.99.) A pastor challenges Christians to consider how closely their lives match the 6510 PRIME TIME, by Jane Fonda. (Random House, $27.) The actress and workout pioneer offers suggestions on exercise, diet, 6 teachings of Jesus. (†) meditation and “successful aging.” 10 CLARK HOWARD’S LIVING LARGE IN LEAN TIMES, by Clark Howard. (Avery, $18.) Small steps toward saving and reducing 7 debt. (†) HARDCOVER ADVICE EXTENDED PAPERBACK ADVICE EXTENDED11 STANDOUT, by Marcus Buckingham. (Thomas Nelson.) 11 PREVENT AND REVERSE HEART DISEASE, by Caldwell B. Esselstyn Jr.. (Avery.)12 BREAK YOUR OWN RULES, by Jill Flynn, Kathryn Heath and Mary Davis Holt. (Wiley.) 12 THE CASSEROLE QUEENS COOKBOOK, by Crystal Cook and Sandy Pollock. (Clarkson Potter.)13 THE SECRET, by Rhonda Byrne. (Atria/Beyond Words.) 13 FOOD RULES, by Michael Pollan. (Penguin.)14 WHEAT BELLY, by William Davis. (Rodale.) 14 THE MILLIONAIRE MESSENGER, by Brendon Burchard. (Free Press.)15 THE 4-HOUR WORKWEEK, by Timothy Ferriss. (Crown.) 15 FORGOTTEN GOD, by Francis Chan with Danae Yankoski. (David C. Cook.)Rankings reflect sales, for the week ending September 17, at many thousands of venues where a wide range of general interest books are sold nationwide. These include hundreds of inde-pendent book retailers (statistically weighted to represent all such outlets); national, regional and local chains; online and multimedia entertainment retailers; university, gift, supermar-ket, discount department stores and newsstands. An asterisk (*) indicates that a book’s sales are barely distinguishable from those of the book above. A dagger (†) indicates that somebookstores report receiving bulk orders. Among those categories not actively tracked are: perennial sellers; required classroom reading; text, reference and test preparation guides;journals and workbooks; calorie counters; shopping guides; comics and crossword puzzles. Expanded rankings are available on the Web: