FT & McKinsey Business Book of the Year for 2016: Longlist Announced

By Tony Lutkus | August 8 2016 | Adult

Penguin Random House has landed four of the 15 titles on the FT & Mckinsey Business Book of the Year longlist, just announced:

  • Brazillionaires by Alex Cuadros (Spiegel & Grau)
  • Makers and Takers by Rana Foroohar (Crown Business)
  • The Fix by Jonathan Tepperman (Tim Duggan Books)
  • The Man Who Knew by Sebastian Mallaby (Penguin Press)

The judges will pick a shortlist of up to six books on September 7, and the £30,000 award will be presented to the winning author or authors on November 22 in London. The winner of the £30,000 prize will go to the book that is judged to have provided the most compelling and enjoyable insight into modern business issues, with £10,000 awarded to each runner-up.

For the complete list, visit the FT Website (paywall).

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