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Saturday, October 30, 2010

Financial Times/Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year (2005-2010)

Information gathered from Goldman Sachs accessed 8/12/10 and ft.com accessed 10/30/09

August 9, 2010 - The longlist was announced today for the Financial Times and Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Award. The Award, which is in its sixth year, aims to identify the book providing the most compelling and enjoyable insight into modern business issues.

Shortlist announced mid-September.

2010 Longlist: (Shortlist marked with *)
Ian Bremmer. The End of the Free Market: Who Wins the War Between States and Corporations?
John Cassidy. How Markets Fail: The Logic of Economic Calamities
Patrick Dillon and Carl M. Cannon. Circle of Greed: The Spectacular Rise and Fall of the Lawyer Who Brought Corporate America to Its Knees
Fred Goodman. Fortune's Fool: Edgar Bronfman, Jr., Warner Music, and an Industry in Crisis
Adam Haslett. Union Atlantic: A Novel
*Sheena Iyengar. The Art of Choosing --Dad read this, looked boring...
Walter Kiechel. The Lords of Strategy: Secret Intellectual History of the New Corporate World
*David Kirkpatrick. The Facebook Effect: Inside Story of the Company That Is Connecting the World
*Michael Lewis. The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine
*Sebastian Mallaby. More Money than God: Hedge Funds and the Making of a New Elite
Bethany McLean and Joe Nocera. All the Devils Are Here: Hidden History of the Financial Crisis
Hamish McRae. What Works: Success in Stressful Times
*Raghuram Rajan. Fault Lines: How Hidden Fractures Still Threaten the World Economy -- Winner!
Matt Ridley. The Rational Optimist: How Prosperity Evolves
*Andrew Ross Sorkin. Too Big to Fail: The Inside Story of How Wall Street and Washington Fought to Save the Financial System – and Themselves
Don Tapscott and Anthony Williams. MacroWikinomics: Rebooting Business and the World

Previous Awards:
2009 Financial Times/Goldman Sachs Biz Book of the Year
Liaquat Ahamed's Lords of Finance: 1929, The Great Depression, and the Bankers Who Broke the World

Award Winner, 2008
Mohamed El-Erian's book When Markets Collide

Award Winner, 2007
The Last Tycoons by William D Cohan

Award winner, 2006
James Kynge’s China Shakes the World

Award winner, 2005
Thomas Friedman’s The World is Flat won the inaugural award in 2005

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