FT ‘Book of the Year’ prize awarded to ‘Capital in the Twenty-First Century’ by Thomas Piketty

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The 2014 Financial Times ‘Book of the Year’ prize was awarded to Thomas Piketty (Paris School of Economics) for Capital in the Twenty-First Century on 11 November. The EUI Library provides the original Capital au XXIe siècle and four copies of the English translation. This work is also available from the Library in Italian as Il Capitale nel XXI secolo. The shelfmark is 332.041 PIK. EUI members can join the premium FT.com subscription at this link. The other shortlisted books were: ‘House of Debt’ by Atif Mian and Amir Sufi at shelfmark 330.9730931 MIA; ‘The Second Machine Age: work, progress, and prosperity in a time of brilliant technologies’ by Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee at 303.4833 BRY; ‘Creativity, Inc.: overcoming the unseen forces that stand in the way of true inspiration’ by Ed Catmull at 658.40714 CAT; ‘Hack Attack: how the truth caught up with Rupert Murdoch’ by Nick Davies at 338.76107092 DAV, and; ‘Dragnet Nation: a quest for privacy, security, and freedom in a world of relentless surveillance’ by Julia Angwin at 323.448 ANG.