Is this the first time a 640 page hardback book about economics has been a “#1 Best Seller” on Amazon? I suspect so. It does sound like an excellent book. I’ll almost certainly read it once it’s out in paperback. But I’m intuitively suspicious of the discourse surrounding the book and the rapidity with which Piketty has been elevated to the status of the 21st century’s John Maynard Keynes:
Ohhh…. I just realised this is “#1 Best Seller’ in Economic Systems. That makes more sense.