To Haldeman-Julius, the standardized production of Little Blue Books meant that "democracy in literature" could finally be a profitable venture.
Letters like these, peppered as they are with phrases such as "employ my spare moments to advantage," help to contextualize the Little Blue Books historically and give us a sense of their place in the lives of the workers and farmers who read them.
The Little Blue Books, he wrote, "belong to a time when we still believed that reading 'the classics' or the 'greatest minds' or the no-nonsense how-to-succeed manual would somehow lift us above the crowd, off the farm, out of the factory" (Butler 1969, 23).
Although they are almost never credited for their political influences, the Little Blue Books played a large part in the education of many Midwestern, Southern, and Prairie radicals.
6) John Gunther comments on the influence of Little Blue Books on AfricanAmerican intellectuals in his Inside U.
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