Business Books of the Decade

A reader’s guide to a turbulent decade – with the financial crisis at its centre

Books that illuminate a turbulent decade

Learning from 10 years of award-winning business titles


2014 Winner

Piketty wins Business Book of the Year

‘Capital in the 21st century’ has provoked a debate over inequality


The 2015 Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award will open for entries on Tuesday April 14, with a closing date of June 30. Until then, please direct any queries to

The winner of the £30,000 prize will go to the book that is judged to have provided the most compelling and enjoyable insight into modern business issues, with £10,000 awarded to each runner-up.

The 2015 prize will be awarded at a ceremony in New York in November.

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