FT/McKinsey name short list for Business Book of the Year
The Financial Times and McKinsey & Co. announced Friday the shortlist for the 2018 Business Book of the Year Award.
Now in its 14th year, the award recognizes a work that provides the most compelling and enjoyable insight into modern business issues.
For this year’s shortlist, eight judges have chosen the six most influential business books of 2018. They are:
- “Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup,” by John Carreyrou, Picador (UK), Knopf (US)
- “The Billionaire Raj: A Journey Through India’s New Gilded Age,” by James Crabtree, Oneworld (UK); Tim Duggan Books (US)
- “Capitalism in America: A History,” by Alan Greenspan and Adrian Wooldridge, Allen Lane (UK), Penguin Press (US)
- “Give People Money: The Simple Idea to Solve Inequality and Revolutionise our Lives,” by Annie Lowrey, WH Allen (UK), Crown (US)
- “The Value of Everything: Making and Taking in the Global Economy,” by Mariana Mazzucato, Allen Lane (UK), PublicAffairs (US)
- “New Power: How It’s Changing The 21st Century – And Why You Need To Know,” by Henry Timms and Jeremy Heimans, Pan Macmillan (UK), Doubleday (US)
“This year’s shortlist covers the most pressing matters facing business today,” said Financial Times editor Lionel Barber in a statement. “It reminds us of how books make complex ideas accessible with riveting narrative, fine writing and in-depth research. From the universal basic income to new power structures in the modern economy, and scandal in Silicon Valley to India, this year’s titles raise the hard questions from the boardroom to the shop floor.”