Simply Electrifying was awarded a Gold Medal in the Economics category by the Axiom Business Book Awards for 2018. Gold Medals are awarded in 22 categories for this highly competitive, international event. Now in its 11th year, Axiom says that the goal of the awards “is to recognize the innovative, intelligent and creative aspects of new business books that make us think, see and work differently every day.” See Axiom Business Book Awards Here.
J.P. Morgan selected Simply Electrifying as one of eight “Compelling Reads” for its prestigious #NextList2018 which is meant “to share new ideas and experiences that we hope will enrich our clients’ lives for the year ahead.” J.P. Morgan found Simply Electrifying to be an “elucidating lens on the world” and “a highly accessible narrative about electricity’s inventors and innovators, along with its challenges and possibilities for the future.” See #NextList2018 Here. See Press Release Here.
San Francisco Book Review and Seattle Book Review gave Simply Electrifying 4 out of 5 stars and found that "Roach brazenly divides his narrative into various ages, and it's an intriguing choice...that serves the book well, allowing readers to learn a great deal while still drawing their own conclusions." Full San Francisco Review Here. Full Seattle Review Here.