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Ha-Joon Chang - 23 Things They Don't Tell You About Capitalism

Ha-Joon Chang's new book, 23 Things They Don't Tell You About Capitalism, was recently published by Allen Lane (Penguin). The book has been extensively and favourably reviewed in the media, including The Observer, The Financial Times, The Sunday Times, The Independent, Prospect, and New Statesman. Ha-Joon has also been interviewed on the book by various news media, including BBC TV's Newsnight, BBC World TV's Impact Asia, BBC Radio 4's Thinking Allowed, The Independent, The Observer, and The Guardian (business podcast and editorial section).

The book has so far been translated into four languages (German, Dutch, Korean, and Japanese) and is going to be translated into twelve more (Russian, classical Chinese, simplified Chinese, Thai, Turkish, Italian, Portuguese, Greek, Romanian, Finnish, Latvian and Arabic). The Korean translation, which came out in November 2010, was on the top of the national bestseller chart for 11 weeks and has sold 450,000 copies so far.