I Work in a Bookstore. Why Am I Still Shelving “Mein Kampf”?

When Dr. Seuss Enterprises announced it would no longer be publishing six of Dr. Seuss’s books which have aged problematically, the bookstore I work at in Scranton, Pennsylvania had a flurry of very concerned customers. People were coming up with stacks of his books along with an unsolicited-by-me explanation for why they were buying in […] The post I Work in a Bookstore. Why Am I Still Shelving “Mein Kampf”? appeared first on Electric Literature. Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

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