F.T. ‘Business Book of the Year’ announced on 17 November: ‘Rise of the Robots’ by Martin Ford

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The 2015 Financial Times/McKinsey Business Book of the Year is Rise of the Robots: technology and the threat of a jobless future by Martin Ford (EUI Library shelfmark 331.137042 FOR). The other shortlisted titles were: Misbehaving: the making of behavioural economics by Richard Thaler (330.019 THA); How Music Got Free: the end of an industry, the turn of the century, and the patient zero of piracy by Stephen Witt (381.45780266 WIT); Unfinished Business: Women Men Work Family by Anne-Marie Slaughter (305.420973 SLA); Losing the Signal: the untold story behind the extraordinary rise and spectacular fall of Blackberry by Jacquie McNish and Sean Silcoff (338.762138456 MCN) and; Digital Gold: The Untold Story of Bitcoin by Nathaniel Popper.