Sales of a special annotated version of Adolf Hitler’s Mein Kampf have jumped since the edition first published a year ago, according to its German publisher. Nearly 85,000 German copies of the manifesto—which contains critical notes by scholars, costs $62, and runs more than 1,900 pages—have been sold, said publisher Andreas Wirsching, adding that the “figures overwhelmed us.”
Mein Kampf was originally printed in 1925, less than a decade before Hitler rose to power. Jewish groups have largely criticized the decision to reprint the book, even with its critical annotations, as first proposed in 2010. Read more.