Balzac and Book Journals: What We Talk about When We Talk about Stats

Illustration from “A Daughter of Eve” by Balzac

At the year’s end, we enjoy examining book stats.  We log titles and authors in our  book journal, though little beyond that.  I also review one of Balzac’s lesser-known novels, A Daughter of Eve, which was last translated in the 1890s.  I wonder:  shouldn’t  a publisher recruit new translators and reissue new editions of Balzac’s neglected books?

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