Adolf Hitler's autobiography Mein Kampf was an instant sellout when it hit bookstores in Germany for the first time since the Second World War. More than 15,000 advance orders were placed, despite the initial print of 4,000 copies, with one copy even put up for resale on Amazon.de for $10,867.
‘Overwhelming’ interest makes Hitler’s ‘Mein Kampf’ popular again
“A copy of Mein Kampf, Adolf Hitler’s autobiography, was on the shelf,” he said. “Out of curiosity, I pulled it out. On the fly leaf, it was signed by Hitler. I was tempted to take it, but an infantryman can only carry so much.
The Norwegian writer Karl Ove Knausgård, a literary phenomenon in Scandinavia, has received good reviews for the english translation of the first book of his six volume autobiography 'My Struggle'. The Norwegian title of the book is Min Kamp, the same as Hitler's Mein Kampf, and the six books total well over 3500 pages.
Literature was prominent in the 20s.Reading was a nice recreational activity especially during the winter months when other forms of activity was limited.Many great books were written and some that were controversial as well,but stated a clear opinion (Adolf Hitler's autobiography in 1925).Various people took time to gain knowledge from printed material.Magazines were commonly filled with short stories.Overall literature was a positive impact.
Recently on the 23rd of September a Nazi era time capsule was found on the northwestern side of Poland. It was found in a small town called Zlocieniec. The time capsule dates back from the 1930’s and was buried under concrete and ground water of a soon to be training camp for soon to be leaders. This capsule contained 2 copies of Hitler’s autobiography, coins, and newspapers.