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FT Business Book of the Year Award longlist announced

The longlist has been announced for the Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award, presented annually for the book that has ‘the most compelling and enjoyable insight into modern business issues’.

The longlisted titles are:

  • Capital in the Twenty-First Century (Thomas Piketty, Belknap Press)
  • China’s Second Continent (Howard W French, Knopf)
  • Creativity, Inc (Ed Catmull, Bantam Press)
  • Dragnet Nation (Julia Angwin, Times Books)
  • Flash Boys (Michael Lewis, Allen Lane)
  • Fragile by Design (Charles W Calomiris & Stephen H Haber, Princeton University Press)
  • GDP: A Brief but Affectionate History (Diane Coyle, Princeton University Press)
  • Hack Attack (Nick Davies, Chatto & Windus)
  • House of Debt (Atif Mian & Amir Sufi, University of Chicago Press)
  • Shredded (Ian Fraser, Birlinn)
  • Sons of Wichita (Daniel Schulman, Grand Central Publishing)
  • The Boom (Russell Gold, S&S)
  • The Glass Closet (John Browne, W H Allen)
  • The Hard Thing about Hard Things (Ben Horowitz, Collins)
  • The Innovators (Walter Isaacson, S&S)
  • The Second Machine Age (Erik Brynjolfsson & Andrew McAfee, W W Norton).


The winner receives £30,000 (A$54,000) and each finalist receives £10,000 (A$18,000). A shortlist of six finalists will be announced on 24 September ahead of the winners announcement in London on 11 November. For more information about the longlisted titles, click here.



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