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Piketty's 'Capital': A Hit That Was, Wasn't, Then Was Again

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BERKELEY, CA - APRIL 23: Economist and author Thomas Piketty prepares to speak to the Department of Economics at the University of California, Berkeley on April 23, 2014 in Berkeley, California. Economist author Thomas Piketty gave a lecture about his best-selling book titled 'Capital in the 21st Century' at UC Berkeley's Department of Economics. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) | Justin Sullivan via Getty Images

By contrast, Thomas Piketty’s Capital in the Twenty-First Century has already sold around 80,000 copies in less than two months, and is currently sold out.

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