The best business books to read now
Roula Khalaf, Editor of the FT, selects her favourite stories in this weekly newsletter.
The Financial Times Business Book of the Year prize was set up in 2005 with the simple mission of finding and rewarding each year’s most “compelling and enjoyable” read. Earlier this month, the £30,000 award went to Chris Miller’s Chip Wars, a book that reads like a thriller about the battle for dominance in the semiconductor industry. Host Isabel Berwick is joined by Andrew Hill, the FT’s senior business writer, and Frederick Studemann, the FT’s literary editor, to talk about how entries are judged and why business books continue to top bestseller lists.
For background, longlists and shortlists of the award, see: https://www-ft-com.ezp-prod1.hul.harvard.edu/bookaward
FT subscriber? Sign up for the weekly Working It newsletter with one click, here. We cover all things workplace and management — plus exclusive reporting on trends, tips and what’s coming next.
Subscribe to Working It wherever you get your podcasts — and do leave us a review!
Presented by Isabel Berwick. Editorial direction from Manuela Saragosa. Produced by Novel