…I’ve been reading Nathan Lowell’s Solar Clipper books — here’s the first one — and they’re kind of unusual because, by the standard of science fiction not much happens. No alien attacks, no space pirates, just running a ship and trading. But they’re still interesting and good! And while Lowell’s style isn’t much like Ayn Rand’s — more like a Heinlein junior — this passage from Captain’s Share is pretty pro-commerce
Whenever you think that you are facing contradictions, check your premises. You will find that one of them is wrong. So Ayn Rand said.
Recently, segments of the Palestinian people—mainly across the West Bank—held public rallies celebrating, or commemorating, “Independence Day”. For me and many other Palestinians the contradiction was too enormous to bear and too obvious to ignore.
Business Standard (India)
…In recent times, he has directed a play based on Ayn Rand’s Night of January The 16th, a courtroom drama in which the audience is part of the cast and plays the role of the jury. “As a theatre artist…
…Ayn Rand’s debut novel, We the Living, set in post-revolution Russia, is the story of a spirited bourgeois woman, Kira Argounova, caught between two men representing opposing ideologies…
Moyers & Company
One online store sells portable and desktop typewriters modeled after the famous ones used by renowned writers from Faulkner to Pynchon: Kerouac’s Underwood portable Hemingway’s Corona No. 3 and his Royal Quiet Deluxe Portable Ayn Rand’s Remington …
With the goal of a national shared reading activity inspired by the late senator Benigno Aquino Jr. and his love affair with the written word, Quezon City third district representative Jorge Banal authored the Araw ng Pag(b)asa act, which aims to celebrate the National Reading Month every November and the National Reading Day every Nov. 27. … Banal is a voracious reader and likes Malcolm Gladwell books, Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged, Shel Silverstein’s The Giving Tree, and Dan Brown’s Angels and Demons, among others.