Tag Archives: Ayn Rand

Fast Track by John DeDakis, book review

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[Categories: Literature, Reading, Writing, Fiction, Mystery, Book Review] Wow!  This is GOOD! Five stars, bearing in mind I’ve given everyone from Chester Nez through Jodi Picoult to Ayn Rand the same on their individual merit, not as compared to each other. … Continue reading

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Lapham’s Quarterly Spring 2008: About Money, partial review one

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[CATEGORIES: Literature, Lapham’s Quarterly, Reading, Book Review] [Click HERE to see my previous posts reviewing or referencing Lapham’s Quarterly.] Money.  Isn’t that what it’s all about?  The currency of modern day survival?  I would be hard-pressed post-apocalypse to snare, skin, cook, and … Continue reading

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The Hunger Games Trilogy, Boxed Set – Book Review

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[Categories: Books, Reading, Literature, Photography.] [Click on photos to enlarge.  Taken with my new Nikon 35mm f/1.8G AF-S DX Lens.  Single icon photos are crops/blowups of cover photos.  Photography 101 forever.] Three stars out of five.  The trilogy is: The Hunger … 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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