FT/Goldman Sachs 2010 Business Book of The Year Nominees

The announcement came this morning for the long list for The Financial Times/Goldman Sachs Business Book of The Year.

You’ll see the list is heavily swayed by its headliners towards economic and global concerns, but this year they have taken a little wider view with the inclusion of books like The Art of Choosing and Union Atlantic.

It will be interesting to see this year’s winner, which will be announced October 27th.

Here’s the full longlist:

  • The End of the Free Market: Who Wins the War Between States and Corporations?
    Ian Bremmer (Portfolio/Penguin)
  • How Markets Fail: The Logic of Economic Calamities
    John Cassidy (Allen Lane/Penguin Press UK, Farrar, Straus and Giroux US)
  • Circle of Greed: The Spectacular Rise and Fall of the Lawyer Who Brought Corporate America to Its Knees
    Patrick Dillon and Carl M. Cannon (Random House/Crown Publishing Group, Broadway Books)
  • Fortune’s Fool: Edgar Bronfman, Jr., Warner Music, and an Industry in Crisis
    Fred Goodman (Simon & Schuster)
  • Union Atlantic: A Novel
    Adam Haslett (Tuskar Rock/Atlantic Books, Doubleday/Nan A Talese)
  • The Art of Choosing
    Sheena Iyengar (Little, Brown, Twelve/Hachette Group)
  • The Lords of Strategy: The Secret Intellectual History of the New Corporate World
    Walter Kiechel (Harvard Business Review Press)
  • The Facebook Effect: The Inside Story of the Company That Is Connecting the World
    David Kirkpatrick (Simon & Schuster)
  • The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine
    Michael Lewis (Allen Lane/Penguin Press UK, WW Norton & Co US)
  • More Money than God: Hedge Funds and the Making of a New Elite
    Sebastian Mallaby (Bloomsbury, Penguin Press)
  • All the Devils Are Here: The Hidden History of the Financial Crisis
    Bethany McLean and Joe Nocera (Portfolio/Penguin)
  • What Works: Success in Stressful Times
    Hamish McRae (Harper Press/HarperCollins)
  • Fault Lines: How Hidden Fractures Still Threaten the World Economy
    Raghuram Rajan (Princeton University Press)
  • The Rational Optimist: How Prosperity Evolves
    Matt Ridley (Harper/Fourth Estate, HarperCollins Publishers)
  • Too Big to Fail: The Inside Story of How Wall Street and Washington Fought to Save the Financial System – and Themselves
    Andrew Ross Sorkin (Allen Lane/Penguin Press UK, Viking/Penguin US)
  • MacroWikinomics: Rebooting Business and the World
    Don Tapscott and Anthony Williams (Atlantic Books, Portfolio/Penguin)

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