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Four Scribe titles on Business Book Awards shortlists

We are delighted that four of our books have been shortlisted at the Business Book Awards this year in two categories:

Smart Thinking – books that introduce new ideas or cast new light on old subjects, challenging and improving the way we think, work and live:

International Business Book – influential business books from around the world:

The category winners and the winner of Business Book of the Year will be announced Monday 16th May 2022. For more information about the prize and the other shortlisted titles, please visit the website here.

Congratulations to Oliva Yallop, Guillaume Pitron, Michael E Mann, Anne Helen Petersen & Charlie Warzel!

Break the Internet

Traditional media is over. The internet reigns. And in the attention economy, influencers are royalty. But who are they … and how do you become one?

Break the Internet takes a deep dive into the influencer industry, tracing its evolution from blogging and legacy social media such as Tumblr to today’s world in which YouTube, Instagram, and TikTok dominate. Surveying the new media landscape that the rise of online celebrity has created, it is an insider account of a trend which is set to dominate our future — experts estimate that the economy of influence will be valued at $24bn globally by…

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The Rare Metals War

The resources race is on. Powering our digital lives and green technologies are some of the Earth’s most precious metals — but they are running out. And what will happen when they do?

The green-tech revolution will reduce our dependency on nuclear power, coal, and oil, heralding a new era free of pollution, fossil-fuel shortages, and crossborder tensions. But there is a hidden dark side to this seemingly utopian vision.

In this international bestseller, award-winning journalist and documentary-maker Guillaume Pitron reveals that, by breaking free of fossil fuels, we are in fact setting ourselves up for…

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Out of Office

A game-changing book about the revolutionary potential of working from home, by two experts who work — and live — together.

When the COVID-19 pandemic closed offices around the world, sending millions into makeshift home offices, it was a forced compromise made under duress. But 2020 taught us that there may be another way to work: one that doesn’t involve hellish commutes and set schedules that no longer make sense, especially for companies with international reach.

While working from home can make people happier and make companies more productive, it has its pitfalls. Doing it well takes some…

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The New Climate War

One of The Observer’s ‘Thirty books to help us understand the world’

Shortlisted for the Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award

Recycle. Fly less. Eat less meat. These are some of the ways that we’ve been told we can save the planet. But are individuals really to blame for the climate crisis?

Seventy-one per cent of global emissions come from the same hundred companies, but fossil-fuel companies have taken no responsibility themselves. Instead, they have waged a thirty-year campaign to blame individuals for climate change. The result has been disastrous for our planet.

In The…

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