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The Tragedy Of a Bibliophile

I love books. I could spend my entire life reading and writing, I want to.

In fact, when people speak about their ideal lives and talk about the cars, houses and the ladders they will climb for the career the society dictated to them, I zone out. 554 more words


Finding a New Favourite: “Tropic of Cancer” and Best Friend Books

It’s always easy to remember a first favourite book. While the books of my youth, those by Robert Munsch and Francine Pascal’s Sweet Valley High… 575 more words

Social Contrary

Beauty and Greatness and The Fountainhead

I think I’ve learned more in The Fountainhead than in any book I have ever read before. That doesn’t necessarily mean that I believed in Ayn Rand’s philosophy of objectivism (because I don’t), but the book and Ayn Rand’s opinions were so radically different from anything that I’ve ever read before. 1,108 more words


Nguyên tắc phát triển lớn nhất chính là nguyên tắc cân bằng trong phương trình con người.

Hôm nay mình muốn tìm một trang xã hội để đăng lên những đoạn trích mà mình thích. Nếu như có cộng đồng, bài mình đăng sẽ có người xem và có đánh giá. 667 more words

Book Excerpts

Review: The Fountainhead

Title: The Fountainhead

Author: Ayn Rand

Published: 1943

Rating: 3.5/5


This modern classic is the story of intransigent young architect Howard Roark, whose integrity was as unyielding as granite…of Dominique Francon, the exquisitely beautiful woman who loved Roark passionately, but married his worst enemy…and of the fanatic denunciation unleashed by an enraged society against a great creator.  404 more words


In Review: The Devil in the White City and The Fountainhead

Erik Larson’s The Devil in the White City is a remarkable piece of pop history. Larson takes two very different historical narratives–one bringing pride and hope to a city, the other leaving shame and fear –and sews them into one fascinating garment. 576 more words


Anthony's Navel: Chauncy Gardiner on The Fountainhead

This past spring I hosted a guest blog series called Anthony’s Navel, featuring stories about favorite books, films and music by friends and fellow writers. 646 more words