- The Economist's Books of the Year (Economist)
- BusinessWeek's 10 Best Books on Innovation and Design (BW)
- Business Pundit's 10 Best Business Books of 2008 (BP)
- Amazon's Best Science and Business Books of 2008
Also of note, Thomas Friedman's latest, Hot, Flat, and Crowded is number one on Foreign Affairs bestseller list, but was snubbed on all of these lists. I don't have a problem with that, but it's interesting that something he wrote wasn't automatically hailed as a work of genius.