Business Book of the Year shortlist is announced
The Financial Times and McKinsey & Co. announced the shortlist for the 2017 Business Book of the Year Award on Tuesday.
Now in its 13th year, the award recognizes a work that provides the most compelling and enjoyable insight into modern business issues.
For this year’s shortlist, eight distinguished judges have chosen the six most influential business books of 2017:
- The Spider Network: The Wild Story of a Math Genius, a Gang of Backstabbing Bankers, and One of the Greatest Scams in Financial History, by David Enrich, WH Allen (UK); Custom House (U.S)
- Janesville: An American Story, by Amy Goldstein, Simon & Schuster
- Adaptive Markets: Financial Evolution at the Speed of Thought, by Andrew W. Lo, Princeton University Press
- The One Device: The Secret History of the iPhone, by Brian Merchant, Bantam Press (UK); Little, Brown (U.S.)
- Reset: My Fight for Inclusion and Lasting Change, by Ellen Pao, Spiegel & Grau
- The Great Leveler: Violence and the History of Inequality from the Stone Age to the Twenty-First Century, by Walter Scheidel, Princeton University Press
“After an exceptionally robust debate on a wide ranging long list, we have chosen six titles on topics that range from the making of the iPhone to the evolution of financial markets,” said Financial Times editor Lionel Barber in a statement. “These books offer a compelling insight into today’s business trends.”