Mein Kampf Surging in E-Book Sales

The curious can read what Hitler had to say without risking public judgment


Adolf Hitler's anti-Semitic political testament "Mein Kampf" is surging up electronic book bestseller lists, even as sales of the printed version have been stagnant for years.

As of Wednesday, two electronic versions of "Mein Kampf" ranked 12th and 15th in the Politics & Current events section of the iTunes book store. On Amazon, Hitler's polemic ranked number one in the Propaganda & Political psychology section. There are currently six e-book versions of "Mein Kampf."

One explanation offered for the surge in electronic sales concerns the relative anonymity offered by e-books as compared to their printed counterparts.

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  1. Gee – too bad that Hitler committed suicide – think of all of the money he would be making now!

  2. Am I the only to think this is, um, disturbing?

    I would love to know why.

    1. Considering that Mein Kampf is almost impossible to read because of Hitler’s awful, rambling prose, I’d say people are in for a disappointment.

      1. It’s like Charles Manson rambling on about the State…

    2. I’d say it’s probably because some European countries ban it. Ebooks are an easy way to get around this restriction. And when you ban something, it only makes people want to read it more.

    3. I don’t know why I would be disturbed by people reading books. I imagine that most libertarians would have a translation or two of Mein Kampf as well as translations Das Kapital because they want to understand the logic behind some of the totalitarian mythology and try to figure out why ordinary people find such ideas attractive.

  3. I agree.

    Like Marx.

    Blah, blah, blah.

  4. Do we know where the ebooks are being purchased from?

  5. You know who else wrote “Mein Kampf”?

  6. Everyone should read this just to see how much a socialist he was.

    1. And to see through the so-con nonsense about how Hitler was an atheist Darwinist.

  7. I couldn’t find it. An Introduction to Marx is like number 9 in political history though, why no shitfit over that?

    Oh yeah, Communism’s reign of death is okay.

    1. That reign of death happened because the supposed Marxists weren’t true Scotsmen Christians Klein bottles Marxists.

  8. The real interesting question; who is buying it?

    My guess is that it is not libertarians, conservatives or tea party types.

    1. I am a libertarian but still have two copies of the book somewhere in my basement. I also have books by Stirner, Marx, Feuerbach, Proudhon, Bakunin, Rousseau, Goldman, Rocker, and even Bush and Clinton. Just how are we supposed to respond to the totalitarians if we are not informed of their true positions in the first place?

  9. islamist fuck tards

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