See also http://www.cbc.ca/books/2012/07/is-germany-ready-for-the-return-of-mein-kampf.html
Accordingly, the book “is one of the most purchased in the world; more than 12 million copies have been sold. Here, where it was banned, people have read it secretly.”
People “could have known” what was coming if they read “Mein Kampf,” said teacher Annette Zschatzsch, looking at the display with her students. “But people did not read it.”Are influential books really read?