The shortlist for the 2016 Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award is:
What Works: Gender Equality by Design by Iris Bohnet (The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press)
Alibaba: The House That Jack Ma Built by Duncan Clark (Ecco)
Makers and Takers: The Rise of Finance and the Fall of American Business by Rana Foroohar (Crown Publishing)
The Rise and Fall of American Growth: The U.S. Standard of Living Since the Civil War by Robert J. Gordon (Princeton University Press)
The 100-Year Life: Living and Working in an Age of Longevity by Lynda Gratton and Andrew Scott (Bloomsbury)
The Man Who Knew: The Life and Times of Alan Greenspan by Sebastian Mallaby (Penguin Press)
The winner will be announced November 22 and receives £30,000 (about $40,065). The authors of the shortlisted books receive £10,000 ($13,355).
A longlist has been released for the Scotiabank Giller Prize, which recognizes the best Canadian novel or short story collection published in English. The winner receives C$100,000 (about US$77,380) and the other finalists $10,000 each. A shortlist will be released September 26, with the winner named November 7.