Win the FT/Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year shortlist
When The World is Flat by three-time Pulitzer winner Thomas Friedman won the first FT/Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year in 2005, seeing off a shortlist including global bestseller Freakonomics, it signalled the arrival of a whole new market for business books aimed at the general reader.
Now in its seventh year, the award highlights the book that provides the most compelling and enjoyable insight into modern business issues, including management, finance and economics.
This year's shortlist has just been announced, with the winner due to be revealed on Thursday 3rd November:
Click here for a list of previous winners and brief history of the prize.
Courtesy of the organisers, Foyles is able to offer one lucky competition winner a complete set of all six books on the shortlist, signed by their authors, as well as a year's free standard subscription to FT.com, which provides essential news, comment, data and analysis for the global business community, and is recognised internationally for its authority, integrity and accuracy.
To enter, just answer the one simple question below.
CLOSING DATE: MONDAY 7TH NOVEMBER
Which book won the 2010 FT/Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year?
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5. The competition ends as specified on the competition page; no entry received after that time will be considered. The winners will be announced on http://www.foyles.co.uk/competition-winners. There is one prize of signed copies of each of the books on the 2011 FT/Goldman Sachs Businss Book of the Year shortlist and a year's free Standard subscription to the FT.com website, worth £233.48.
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