The shortlist was announced today for the sixth annual Financial Times and Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Award.
The 2010 shortlist is:
- The Art of Choosing by Sheena Iyengar
- The Facebook Effect: The Inside Story of the Company That Is Connecting the World by David Kirkpatrick
- The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine by Michael Lewis
- More Money than God: Hedge Funds and the Making of a New Elite by Sebastian Mallaby
- Fault Lines: How Hidden Fractures Still Threaten the World Economy by Raghuram Rajan
- Too Big to Fail: The Inside Story of How Wall Street and Washington Fought to Save the Financial System – and Themselves by Andrew Ross Sorkin
Lionel Barber, Editor of the Financial Times said in the news release: “This year's short-list combines compelling narrative with trenchant analysis of the big questions facing the business and financial world, two years on from the collapse of Lehman Brothers....The short-list also includes an account of the stunning rise of Facebook and a more philosophical reflection on the Art of Choosing by Columbia Professor Sheena Iyengar."
Previous winners of the Award include: Liaquat Ahamed for ‘The Lords of Finance’ (2009); Mohamed El-Erian for ‘When Markets Collide’ (2008);and William D. Cohan for ‘The Last Tycoons’ (2007).
This year's winner will be announced on October 27.
To read more about each book and why they were chosen, click on through.