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Impressive and disturbing, much like All Quiet on the Western Front.
Mencken also mentions such notable evolutionists and Social Darwinians as Haeckel, Darwin, T. H. Huxley, and Herbert Spencer in this respect.
It looks like the footnotes are on the kindle edition, but not the print edition(I purchased both).
Mencken at his best, but the printing left a lot to be desired in that odd things appeared everynow and then....very distracting.Published 2 months ago by Lewis S. Gossette
Henry Louis "H. L." Mencken (1880-1956) was a famous American journalist, thinker, and man of letters. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Kurt A. Johnson
I found Mencken's book to be very insightful. There is a rawness and freshness about Mencken's views and insights, possibly due to his historical proximity to Nietzsche. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Michael George
This wasn't a bad intro to Nietzche; I was mainly interested in it as a sample of Mencken's early work. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Carol Browning
this review is not about the contents - its about the formatting for the kindle
at the default font size or larger - the sentences break at odd places instead of... Read more
My Kindle copy of this book is littered with comments by someone named "DRM". Turning off "view popular highlights" doesn't get rid of these unwanted remarks and, since this book... Read morePublished on January 24, 2012 by Moresby
This is an abridged edition(print edition). The footnotes are missing. It looks like the footnotes are on the kindle edition, but not the print edition(I purchased both). Read morePublished on December 30, 2010 by Proofessor
1. Had I known exactly how badly this book was produced and printed by the publisher I would never have purchased it. I understand now, after TRYING (struggling! Read morePublished on September 25, 2010 by Dean M. Schlarbaum