Tag Archives: Atlas Shrugged

Lapham’s Quarterly Fall 2019: CLIMATE, pt. 5

[CATEGORIES: Literature, Lapham’s Quarterly, Reading, Book Review] [Click HERE to see my previous posts referencing Lapham’s Quarterly.] [Some of LQ’s contents are available free.] [L.Q. cover, quotes, and images from Lapham’s Quarterly Fall 2019: CLIMATE, except where noted otherwise.] [Right-click … Continue reading

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Yet another book you must read: FREE MARKET REVOLUTION

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Free Market Revolution: How Ayn Rand’s Ideas Can End Big Government by Yaron Brook, Don Watkins This is an excellent book.  I approve its message. (It is presidential election season.) The book is a methodical, reasoned analysis of the self-inflicted big government … Continue reading

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CAPITALIST SOLUTIONS – A Philosophy of American Moral Dilemmas by Andrew Bernstein

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This is a dynamic, powerful book.  It is filled with in-your-face pull-no-punches logic and reason.  Oh these Ayn Randians (Bernstein has written and lectured with the Ayn Rand Institute for some time).  Do they never stop spouting about individual rights, … Continue reading

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SHIBUMI (understated elegance) (effortless perfection)

This may be the longest book commentary/review I’ve ever written, as priceless quotes abound throughout the book and I plan to include many.  All are from the 2011 paperback copy.  I’m including numerous info links.  Use them after your first … Continue reading

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Atlas Shrugged: Part 1 (the movie)

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This movie, based on Ayn Rand’s novel, was both thought provoking and enjoyable.  When it ended I thought, darn!  I have to wait one year for Part II to be released, and two years for Part III!  (If the producers … Continue reading

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Atlas Shrugged Movie – Get Involved

Atlas Shrugged Movie – Get Involved. Ayn Rand’s masterful philosophy novel coming to the big screen?  I’ll be watching.

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The Myth of the Robber Barons by Burton C. Folsom Jr. (non-fiction)

I recently read The Myth of the Robber Barons by Burton C. Folsom Jr. (non-fiction).  This short book is a great overview of some of the 19th Century capitalists that built America and contributed to raising the standard of living.  Contrary … Continue reading

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What are YOU reading?

But enough about you.  [Let me know anyway.  🙂 ]  I am far from the most avid reader one can find on the blog pages these days.  However… With the aim of tempering my non-fiction reading (current events, economics, politics, … Continue reading

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CliffsNotes: ATLAS SHRUGGED by Ayn Rand

I finished this great little review of the subject epic tome. A friend suggested this and CliffsNotes: FOUNTAINHEAD as good summaries to enhance one’s understanding of the books. I’ve read them both now and I heartily agree with his assessment. … Continue reading

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Essays on Ayn Rand’s “Atlas Shrugged”

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..edited by Robert Mayhew. Why am I reading so much fiction these days? (See my recent blogs.) In order to take a breather from THIS scholarly tome. It’s not that I’m suffocating. It’s that such in-depth analysis of a such a … Continue reading

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