Financial Times Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Award

This year’s Long List for the Financial Times Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Award is another impressive one. The shortlist will be announced in September, and the winner of the 2013 award will be announced at The Wallace Collection in London on November 18th at a ceremony and dinner attended by top names from the worlds of finance, economics, business, media and publishing.  Several extremely timely themes run through this year’s titles, including the legacy of the financial crisis:

  • After the Music Stopped: The Financial Crisis, the Response, and the Work Ahead
    by Alan Blinder, The Penguin Press
  • The Great Escape: Health, Wealth, and the Origins of Inequality
    by Angus Deaton, Princeton University Press
  • Give and Take: A Revolutionary Approach to Success
    by Adam Grant, Viking (Penguin)
  • The Alchemists: Inside the Secret World of Central Bankers
    by Neil Irwin, The Penguin Press
  • The End of Competitive Advantage: How to Keep Your Strategy Moving as Fast as Your Business
    by Rita Gunther McGrath, Harvard Business Review Press
  • Making it Happen: Fred Goodwin, RBS and the Men Who Blew Up the British Economy
    by Iain Martin, Simon and Schuster
  • BIG DATA: A Revolution That Will Transform How We Live, Work, and Think
    by Viktor Mayer-Schönberger and Kenneth Cukier, Eamon Dolan Books/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Scarcity: Why Having Too Little Means So Much
    by Sendhil Mullainathan and Eldar Shafir, Times Books/Henry Holt
  • The End of Power: From Boardrooms to Battlefields and Churches to States, Why Being In Charge Isn’t What It Used to Be
    by Moisés Naím, Basic Books
  • The Billionaire’s Apprentice: The Rise of The Indian-American Elite and The Fall of The Galleon Hedge Fund
    by Anita Raghavan, Hachette Book Group/Business Plus
  • Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead
    by Sheryl Sandberg, Knopf
  • The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon
    by Brad Stone, Little, Brown
  • How Asia Works: Success and Failure in the World’s Most Dynamic Region
    by Joe Studwell, Grove Press
  • THE ORG: The Underlying Logic of the Office
    by Tim Sullivan and Ray Fisman, Twelve

Hooks Book Events would like to congratulate these authors for this well-deserved recognition.