Tuesday 29 July 2014
Luke Johnson, Financial Times (London)

Another candidate would be the novelist Ayn Rand, who wrote best-selling works such as Atlas Shrugged. She promoted the concept of a rugged form of individualism, as epitomised by her fictional heroes Howard Roark and John Galt. Each battled against the forces of collectivism and corporatism. Rand was an émigré from Russia, and forever found the appearance of Manhattan a demonstration of the power of human enterprise.

Posted almost 4 years ago Publication date: 29 Jul 2014