Adolf Hitler’s magnum opus Mein Kampf is experiencing a surge in sales, and some say that the Nazi leader’s manifesto is becoming popular nearly a century after being published thanks to the anonymous readers who purchase e-book editions.
Digital versions of Mein Kampf appeared twice last week on the list of the 20 most popular political books for sale on iTunes, and one edition currently has the top place on Amazon’s roster of best-selling titles in the category of propaganda and political psychology.
An article on the unexpected resurgence penned this week by journalist Chris Faraone has exploded on the web, and to ABC News he said that he thinks the relative anonymity maintained by purchasing e-books of controversial classics is what’s driving up sales.
“These are things that people would be embarrassed to read otherwise,” Faraone, explained to ABC.“Books…
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