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September 14, 2012

News & Opinion: The Shortlist for the 2012 FT/Goldman Sachs Business Book Award

By: Dylan Schleicher @ 3:00 PM – Filed under: Publishing Industry

The shortlist for the 2012 Financial Times and Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Award is in, and it is really good. Biographies and economics dominate what FT editor Lionel Barber says is “the strongest list” since the prize launched in 2005. Even though one of my favorite books of the year, Paper Promises: Money, Debt and the New World Order by Philip Coggan didn't make the cut, I think I agree with Mr. Barber. The list includes:

If you'd like to see the books didn't make the cut, we shared the longlist here when it was announced.

The overall winner will be announced on November 1 at a dinner in New York City. We'll let you know what book takes home the prize here the morning after.


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.