1. The Knowing-Doing Gap: How Smart Companies Turn Knowledge into Action by Jeffrey Pfeffer, Robert I. Sutton (Harvard Business School Press)
  2. High Tech Start Up: The Complete Handbook for Creating Successful New High Tech Companies by John L. Nesheim (The Free Press)
  3. Blood of the Liberals by George Packer (Farrar, Straus & Giroux)
  4. How to Become CEO : The Rules for Rising to the Top of Any Organization by Jeffrey Fox (Hyperion Press)
  5. Hidden Value: How Great Companies Achieve Extraordinary Results with Ordinary People by Charles A. O'Reilly III, Jeffrey Pfeffer (Harvard Business School Press)


  1. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling (Arthur A. Levine)
  2. When We Were Orphans by Kazuo Ishiguro (Knopf)
  3. Prodigal Summer by Barbara Kingsolver (HarperCollins)
  4. The Blind Assassin by Margaret Atwood (Bantam Doubleday Dell)
  5. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling (Arthur A. Levine)

Based on sales at Stanford Bookstore