August 9, 2010

News & Opinion: The Financial Times & Goldman Sachs Business Book Award: The Longlist

By: Dylan Schleicher @ 5:23 PM – Filed under: Publishing Industry

The longlist for The Financial Times and Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year was announced this morning. And just as interesting as the list itself, which includes a novel this year, is the fact that Lloyd Blankfein is recusing himself as a judge. He is doing so because "a number of books on this year’s longlist address various aspects of the financial crisis," a crisis Blankfein was intimately involved in as CEO of Goldman Sachs. Hi is, in fact, a subject in some of those books—including Too Big to Fail, which we named the 800-CEO-READ Business Book of the Year* in 2009. The Financial Times and Goldman Sachs longlist for 2010 is: *A reminder to authors and publishers out there, we are now accepting submissions for the 800-CEO-READ Business Book Awards for 2010.

About Dylan Schleicher

Dylan Schleicher has been a part of the 800-CEO-READ claque since 2003. Even though he's stayed on at the company, he has not stayed put. After beginning in shipping & receiving, he joined customer service and accounting before moving into his current, highly elliptical orbit of duties overseeing the ChangeThis and In the Books websites, the company's annual review of books and in-house design. He lives with his wife and two children in the Washington Heights neighborhood on Milwaukee's West Side.