Wednesday, September 26, 2007

Shortlist for the Business Book of the Year

The Financial Times/Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Award, established in 2005, "aims to identify the book that provides the most compelling and enjoyable insight into modern business issues, including management, finance and economics." Here is the shortlist for the 2007 award:
  • Zoom: The Global Race to Fuel the Car of the Future, by Iain Carson and Vijay V. Vaitheeswaran (Twelve)
  • The Last Tycoons: The Secret History of Lazard Freres & Co., by William D. Cohan (Doubleday)
  • The Age of Turbulence: Adventures in a New World, by Alan Greenspan (Penguin Press)
  • Immigrants: Your Country Needs Them, by Philippe Legrain (Princeton University Press)
  • The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable, by Nassim Nicholas Taleb (Random House)
  • Wikinomics: How Mass Collaboration Changes Everything, by Don Tapscott and Anthony D. Williams (Portfolio)

The winning author will receive £30,000 (US$60,000), and the other five shortlisted authors will each receive £5,000 ($10,000). The winner will be announced in London on October 25th, 2007.

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