"Library of the Burned Books"

Kantorowicz, Alfred
May 1944
New Republic;5/15/44, Vol. 110 Issue 20, p686
Presents information on the Library of Burned Books, that was established by French and German writers in exile. Significance of an incident when several books were burnt on public squares all over Germany; Collection of works at the library which were banned, forbidden, censored and suppressed in Nazi Germany; Use of this material by writers, journalists, foreign correspondents, historians, economists and politicians; Significance of the library to the concept of free literature; Information on several authors.


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