One for the Books
Amazon has come a long way since 1994, when Jeff Bezos began hawking books online from his garage. We took a deep dive into Amazon’s bestseller lists to see what was popular with buyers every year since Amazon’s founding — both the No. 1 book in terms of sales plus a second notable title from that year’s ranking. Some of the books have become modern-day classics; others reflect the trends of their time and have faded from memory. Got any of them on your bookshelf (or know of someone who needs a copy this holiday season)?
“How to Set Up and Maintain a World Wide Web Site: The Guide for Information Providers”
By Lincoln D. Stein
Price: $6 and up
The internet was still shiny and new to most people back in 1995 (if they even had internet access) and ecommerce was in its infancy. So it’s no wonder a lot of readers — especially the ones who had enough tech savvy to know how to buy books online — might be interested in learning how to build a website with this book.
Also popular that year: "The Road Ahead" by Bill Gates