2019 FT/McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award submissions date set

News - Prizes Thursday, 11 April 2019

The winner will receive £30,000, while five other shortlisted titles will win £10,000 each

The 2019 Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award opens for submissions on Tuesday 1 May. Now in its 15th year, the winner receives £30,000, while the prize money for up to five other shortlisted titles is £10,000 each.

The winner last year was John Carreyrou for Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup, published by Picador (UK) and Knopf (US) and presented over a dinner at the National Gallery.

This year's awards ceremony and dinner will take place in New York on 3 December. The longlist will be revealed on 12 August, and the shortlist of up to six titles on 16 September. The closing date for submissions is 17:00 GMT on Friday June 28 although titles scheduled for later publication may be submitted in manuscript form. More information at https://www.ft.com/bookaward

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