Special Book Display – FT and McKinsey Business Book of the Year 2014

November 17, 2014 at 11:19 am Leave a comment

Please come and visit our special book display on the FT and McKinsey Business Book of the Year 2014Piketty

The prize was awarded to Thomas Piketty’s bestseller, Capital in the Twenty-First Century, an analysis of the roots and consequences of inequality.

The seven judges praised Mr Piketty’s book for its depth of research, ambition and influence. “The issue of inequality touches everything, from CEO pay to political unrest,” one judge pointed out.
Professor Herminia Ibarra, Cora Chaired Professor of Leadership and Learning Professor of Organizational Behavior, was one of the 7 judges.

The other shortlisted titles are:
Creativity, Inc., by Pixar co-founder Ed Catmull, with Amy Wallace, is on how Mr Catmull manages the animation studio’s “smart creatives”
Dragnet Nation, by Julia Angwin, is an investigation of the growth of the “surveillance economy”
Hack Attack, by Nick Davies, is about the phone-hacking scandal that embroiled Rupert Murdoch’s media empire
House of Debt, by Atif Mian and Amir Sufi, is an analysis of how to prevent future recessions
The Second Machine Age, by Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee, is about the promise of the digital revolution

On display on the ground floor of the Doriot Library from Monday 17 to Sunday 23 November.


Entry filed under: Books @ Doriot, Did you know?, Special Book Displays.

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