Piketty publishes new work on wealth redistribution


French economist Thomas Piketty, whose acclaimed 2013 treatise on the concentration of wealth, Capital in the 21st Century, sold more than two million copies, is to publish a 1,232-page sequel work this week in France, although an English translation is not due until next March.

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Six years after being catapulted to fame with a blockbuster about the concentration of wealth, the French economist Thomas Piketty has returned with a new magnum opus, reports The Guardian.