Holocaust Book Tops Amazon After Ban By School Board

The Insider reports:

“Maus,” the Pulitzer Prize-winning graphic novel about the Holocaust, surged to the top of Amazon’s bestseller list over the weekend after a Tennessee school board removed it from its eighth-grade curriculum.

As of Monday morning, “The Complete Maus,” which includes all volumes of the graphic novel, was number one on Amazon. Individual editions for volumes one and two of the book were also in Amazon’s top ten bestsellers list.

The various editions are also dominating in other sub-categories of Amazon’s bestseller lists, including Comics & Graphic Novels, and Biographies & Memoirs.

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