FT seeks entries for Business Book of the Year
The Business Book of the Year Award is designed to highlight the book that provides the most compelling and enjoyable insight into modern business issues, including management, finance and economics. Eligible for consideration are business books in the English language that are first published between Nov. 16, 2014 and Nov. 15, 2015.
The deadline for entries is June 30, 2015 and the entry form is available online at www.ft.com/bookaward.
Financial Times editor Lionel Barber will chair the distinguished panel of judges for the Business Book of the Year Award, which this year welcomes Reid Hoffman from LinkedIn and Greylock Partners, and Dambisa Moyo from Barclays Bank, SABMiller and Barrick Gold.
The judging panel will select a shortlist of up to six authors, which will be announced at a luncheon in London in September.
The winner will be announced at the Awards Dinner co-hosted by Barber and Dominic Barton, global managing director of McKinsey & Co., at The Mandarin Oriental Hotel in New York on Nov. 17, 2015.
The winner of the Business Book of the Year Award 2015 will be awarded £30,000, and £10,000 will be awarded to each of the remaining shortlisted books.
Previous Business Book of the Year winners include: Thomas Piketty for Capital in the Twenty-First Century (2014); Brad Stone for The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon (2013); Steve Coll for Private Empire: ExxonMobil and American Power (2012); Abhijit V. Banerjee and Esther Duflo for Poor Economics (2011); Raghuram Rajan for Fault Lines (2010); Liaquat Ahamed for The Lords of Finance (2009); Mohamed El-Erian for When Markets Collide (2008); William D. Cohan for The Last Tycoons (2007); James Kynge for China Shakes the World (2006); and Thomas Friedman, as the inaugural award winner in 2005, for The World is Flat.