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Business Book of the Year Award Shortlist

Need a good business book? The Financial Times and Goldman Sachs revealed the shortlist for the annual Financial Times and Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Award.

We’ve embedded free samples of some of the books below…

The winner will receive a £30,000 (about $48,711) cash prize, and the other shortlisted authors will each be given £10,000 (about $16,237). The winner will be unveiled at the award dinner on November 18th in London.

Financial Times and Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Award Shortlist

Past winners of this award include Private Empire author Steve CollFault Lines author Raghuram Rajan and The Lords of Finance author Liaquat Ahamed. See the full list of this year’s nominees below.

The Alchemists: Inside the Secret World of Central Bankers by Neil Irwin

Making it Happen: Fred Goodwin, RBS and the Men Who Blew Up the British Economy by Iain Martin

Big Data: A Revolution That Will Transform How We Live, Work, and Think by Viktor Mayer-SchönbergerKenneth Cukier

The Billionaire’s Apprentice: The Rise of The Indian-American Elite and The Fall of The Galleon Hedge Fund by Anita Raghavan

Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead by Sheryl Sandberg

The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon by Brad Stone

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