Read more about Ayn Rand's Life
Rand’s life was marked by drama. She witnessed the first shots of the Russian Revolution from her balcony when she was only 12 years old. Almost overnight, her family was reduced to crushing poverty. Discovering the works of great writers helped Ayn expand her vision of human potential, even as the social horizons of her own life seemed to be shrinking.
Get a brief overview of Ayn Rand's writings
She wrote not only novels but also plays, short stories, and non-fiction works.
America's New Action Hero: Ayn Rand
Why do so many find Rand's ideas and books inspirational? Perhaps it's because she defined what is quintessentially American—individualism, self-authorship, achievement, and freedom.
Myths about Ayn Rand (an Amazon best-seller)
Explore what people often get wrong about Rand's ideas.
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