书讯:FT/麦肯锡最佳商业图书和美国国家图书奖出炉

2015年FT/麦肯锡最佳商业图书奖(2015 Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year)揭晓。
Martin Ford,《The Rise of the Robots: Technology and the Threat of Mass Unemployment》获奖。这本书对工作自动化的未来做出了令人不安和常常令人消沉的分析。作者福特是硅谷一家软件开发公司的创始人,他认为,或许需要从根本上重建我们的经济规则,以减轻机器人和自动化的进步带来的冲击。他提出建立保底的基本收入,即公民红利,作为一项根本性的补救措施。
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其他入选shortlist的作品如下: Losing the Signal: The Untold Story Behind the Extraordinary Rise and Spectacular Fall of Blackberry by Jacquie McNish and Sean Silcoff (Flatiron/Macmillan) Digital Gold: The Untold Story of Bitcoin by Nathaniel Popper (Allen Lane/Penguin Press; Harper/ HarperCollins) Unfinished Business: Women Men Work Family by Anne-Marie Slaughter (Oneworld Publications; Random House) Misbehaving: The Making of Behavioural Economics by Richard Thaler (Allen Lane/Penguin Press; W. W. Norton) How Music Got Free: What Happens When an Entire Generation Commits the Same Crime? byStephen Witt (The Bodley Head/Penguin Random House; Viking) 2015年国家图书奖(NBA)结果出炉 机器之心之前报道过2015年国家图书奖候选图书。接下来,国家图书奖评选方公布了入围国家图书奖的最终名单(finalist)。每个奖项(一共四个)评审委员会从候选名单(每个奖项均有10本候选图书)选出5本入围图书,一共有20本图书入围国家图书奖的最后角逐。其中,非虚构类作品最终入围名单如下: Ta-Nehisi Coates, Between the World and Me (Spiegel & Grau/Penguin Random House) Sally Mann, Hold Still (Little, Brown, a division of Hachette Book Group) Sy Montgomery, The Soul of an Octopus (Atria Books, a division of Simon & Schuster) Carla Power, If the Oceans Were Ink (Henry Holt and Company, a division of Macmillan) Tracy K. Smith, Ordinary Light (Alfred A. Knopf) 11月18日,评选方宣布Ta-Nehisi Coates的《Between the World and Me》(Spiegel & Grau, a division of Penguin Random House)获得非虚构类国家图书奖。   机器之心整理。编辑:微胖。
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