Six finalists have been named for the 2014 Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award. The winner will be announced at a dinner ceremony on November 11 in London, and will receive £30,000, with each shortlisted author receiving £10,000.
The shortlist for the 2014 Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award:
Dragnet Nation: A Quest for Privacy, Security, and Freedom in a World of Relentless Surveillance by Julia Angwin (Times Books/Henry Holt)
The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies by Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee (W. W. Norton)
Creativity, Inc. Overcoming the Unseen Forces that Stand in the Way of True Inspiration by Ed Catmull (Random House)
Hack Attack: How the Truth Caught up with Rupert Murdoch by Nick Davies (Faber & Faber)
House of Debt: How They (and You) Caused the Great Recession, and How We Can Prevent It from Happening Again by Atif Mian and Amir Sufi (University of Chicago Press)
Capital in the Twenty-First Century by Thomas Piketty (Belknap Press/Harvard University Press)