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FT/Schroders seek Business Book of the Year entries

April 22, 2024

Posted by Chris Roush

The Financial Times and Schroders Business Book of the Year Award, now in its 20th year, is open for entries.

The global competition offers a £30,000 prize to a book that delivers the most compelling and enjoyable insights into modern business challenges, spanning topics from management and technology to climate change, finance and economics. Shortlisted titles will each be awarded £10,000.

Publishers are encouraged to submit their works digitally, adhering to the specified submission deadlines.

For books published between Nov. 16, 2023, and May 31, 2024, the deadline is May 31, 2024.

For titles released between June 1, 2024, and Nov. 15, 2024, submissions must be made by June 30 2024.

The longlist will be published on Aug. 19, and the shortlist on Sept. 17, via a livestream from New York. The winner of this year’s award will be announced at an event in London on Dec. 9.

Previous winners of the book award include: Amy Edmondson in 2023 for “Right Kind of Wrong: Why Learning to Fail Can Teach Us to Thrive,” which aims to reframe failure and promote intelligent risk taking; Chris Miller in 2022 for “Chip War: The Fight for the World’s Most Critical Technology, “which explored the fight for semiconductors and the quest for supply chain resilience; Nicole Perlroth in 2021 for “This Is How They Tell Me the World Ends: The Cyberweapons Arms Race,” an analysis of the threat posed by the arms race between cyber criminals, spies and hackers fighting to infiltrate essential computer systems; and Sarah Frier in 2020 for “No Filter,” on the rise of Instagram.

For more information about this year’s Business Book of the Year Award, visit

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