Call for submissions for the year 2011 Financial Times and Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Award
The search for the most compelling and enjoyable business book of 2011 is under way. This year, the winner of the Financial Times and Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Award will receive £30,000, while the prize money for up to five other shortlisted authors is £10,000 each.
Now in its seventh year, the award is firmly established as a feature of the business and publishing calendars. This year’s awards ceremony and dinner – attended by top names from the worlds of finance, economics, business, media and publishing – will take place in London on November 3, 2011.
The 2011 award will be decided by a panel of judges, who will select a shortlist of up to six titles in September. They will consider titles published for the first time in the English language between November 16, 2010 and November 15 , 2011, spanning the whole range of economics, management, business and finance. The closing date for submissions is June 30, 2011.
Last year, winner of the 2010 award was Raghuram Rajan’s Faultlines, about the flaws that helped cripple the world financial system, and potential remedies.