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Daily book review -- Day 1 of 26

Following my last post, I’m kicking off my daily book reviews with my take on Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged, my 26th book in my “52 books in 52 weeks” challenge. 317 more words


What the People Want

Every fictional writer has a lot of aspirations, either personal or objective (maybe both). This can range from notable achievement to something far more abstract. Perhaps the author is trying to express a viewpoint, or challenge the reader in unexpected ways. 716 more words


Atlas Shrugged - Review

I became a huge fan of Ayn Rand when I read The Fountain Head at the age of 20. Now after reading Atlas Shrugged, I am amazed. 318 more words


If you don’t know, the thing to do is not to get scared, but to learn.

~Ayn Rand, Atlas Shrugged

"The explanation rests."

It is a significant commentary on the present state of our culture that I have become the object of hatred, smears, denunciations, because I am famous as virtually the only novelist who has declared that 

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4/3/18: Daily Post

Yesterday was relatively busy.  I started out the day by tutoring at Magdalena.  They had their ACT testing yesterday, so some of the classes were pretty slow, as many of the students had been called in for this test. 104 more words