Mein Kampf: “At least with authoritative and objective contextual information, its republication will contribute to that education; it will also serve as a reminder of what a turgid, boring, rambling and terrible read it is.” Photo: Russ Juskalian/The New York Times

To publish or not to publish Adolf Hitler’s Mein Kampf? That is the question that has arisen at various stages since the end of the second World War a(...)

Written before Hitler came to power in 1933, Mein Kampf was a bestseller in Nazi times, with more than 12 million copies in circulation.  Photograph:  Glenn Asakawa/The Denver Post via Getty Images

Mein Kampf, in which Adolf Hitler set out the anti-Semitic and racist ideology behind his Nazi regime, is to be published in Germany next month for th(...)