India’s best-selling management handbook

This is truly rich: copies of the light classic Mein Kampf are flying off the shelves in India as business students seek to learn the “secrets of the author’s success.” There’s a lot they can learn from him about winning friends and influencing people, not to mention problem-solving.

Dressed for Success?

Dressed for success?

On a more serious note, this is thoroughly repulsive. I can see going through the torture of reading this stultifyingly turgid tome if you wanted to better understand one of the great aberrations of human history.

But the idea of emulating any of this beast’s “thoughts” and looking to him as some kind of role model is literally sickening.