Reading about business may or may not appeal to you but the Financial Times has a great general/ literary books section, and it has a strong track record for this award. The fun part is each finalist below receives approx. $16,000 and the winner gets $48,000 on November 18.
Big Data: A Revolution That Will Transform How We Live, Work, and Think by Viktor Mayer-Schönberger & Kenneth Cukier
The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon by Brad Stone
Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead by Sheryl Sandberg