The shortlist for the ninth annual Financial Times and Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Award has been published. “The award aims to identify the book providing the most compelling and enjoyable insight into modern business issues.” Here is the list:

The Alchemists: Inside the Secret World of Central Bankers by Neil Irwin

Making it Happen: Fred Goodwin, RBS and the Men Who Blew Up the British Economy by Iain Martin

BIG DATA: A Revolution That Will Transform How We Live, Work, and Think by Viktor Mayer-Schönberger and Kenneth Cukier

The Billionaire’s Apprentice: The Rise of The Indian-American Elite and The Fall of The Galleon Hedge Fund by Anita Raghavan

Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead by Sheryl Sandberg

The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon by Brad Stone