Mein Kampf a Top Seller in Bangladesh

'All the rage among educated,' says street vendor
By Mary Papenfuss,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 27, 2009 6:42 AM CST
Mein Kampf a Top Seller in Bangladesh
Adolf Hitler (1889 - 1945) looking out of a barred window in Landsberg jail where he dictated his autobiography, 'Mein Kampf.'   (Getty Images)

(Newser) – Booksellers on the streets of the Bangladesh capital of Dhaka have discovered a surprise hit: Adolf Hitler's manisfesto Mein Kampf. The tome is selling as well as Dan Brown's latest book, the Lost Symbol. "For some reason Hitler's book is all the rage among educated people," one street seller told the BBC. What's the appeal? "I think it's because many people have seen Hitler in films and want to know more about him," said the vendor.
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