Concerned parents… might want to consult a few of [Young America’s Foundation’s] recommendations for the young and restless. Among helpful titles, they say: “Free to Choose” by Milton Friedman, “Atlas Shrugged” by Ayn Rand, “The Road to Serfdom” by Friedrich von Hayek, “I Am Charlotte Simmons” by Tom Wolfe, “Scratch Beginnings: Me, $25, and the Search for the American Dream” by Adam Shepard; “Chinese Girl in the Ghetto” by Ying Ma, and “Liberty and Tyranny” by Mark Levin.
Times of India
Deva Katta came heavily on movie reviewers the other night. The director, apparently tweeted a question in the midnight on his micro blogging site. ‘I wonder why so many people are still reading and analyzing “Atlas Shrugged” (A book written by Ayn Rand) after all the following verdicts when it was published’, he said, giving reviews of various magazines and critics at that time.
Of course, everyone rubbished off Atlas Shrugged. Some called it as a novel written out of hate and Time magazine asked if it is a novel or a nightmare. Despite all this huge criticism, this book of Ayn Rand stood out as a classic. Now what point Deva Katta wants to tell by using this example?