but free Americans can still read them


United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
Fighting the fires of hate: America and the Nazi Book Burnings
Excerpt
The first panacea for a mismanaged nation is inflation of the currency; the second is war. Both bring a temporary prosperity; both bring a permanent ruin. But both are the refuge of political and economic opportunists.
-"Notes on the Next War," Esquire magazine, September 1935









WORKS PICTURED
A Farewell to Arms, 1929 cover


  Ernest Hemingway
Ernest Hemingway WORKS BURNED
A Farewell to Arms (In einem anderen Land)
  Legendary American novelist Ernest Hemingway (1899-1961) was born in Oak Park, Illinois. In May 1918, he volunteered to serve in the Red Cross Ambulance Corps in World War I. Wounded while serving on the Italian front, he would later condemn the savagery of war again and again in his fiction. By 1926, he had completed his first critically acclaimed work, The Sun Also Rises. In 1929, he published A Farewell to Arms (translated into German as In einem anderen Land); a total negation of warfare--including a heroine who dies in childbirth after a wartime romance. The Nazis, who glorified wartime struggle, burned the work in 1933.





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