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Tuesday 16 September 2014
Donna Marie Williams, Huffington Post

I have often felt like Peter Keating in Ayn Rand’s book The Fountainhead. While Howard Roark was being true to his vision as an architect, no matter what it cost him, old Peter decided to put his artistic heart aside to make money and gain power, and his art ultimately died, stillborn.

Posted over 4 years ago Publication date: 16 Sep 2014
Sunday 14 September 2014
Pamela McClintock, Hollywood Reporter

The politically charged Atlas Shrugged Part III: Who Is John Galt? got off to a slow start at the U.S. box office despite cameos by former Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul…

Posted over 4 years ago Publication date: 14 Sep 2014
Saturday 13 September 2014
Kam Williams, The Skanner

Atlas Shrugged: Who Is John Galt? (PG-13 for violence and sexuality) Third installment in the ambitious adaptation of Ayn Rand’s 1,200-page opus stars Kristoffer Polaha as the title character, the man supplying the answer for the nation’s impending economic collapse. Featuring Stephen Tobolowosky, Rob Morrow and Laura Regan.

Posted over 4 years ago Publication date: 13 Sep 2014
John O'Connell, The Guardian (London)

Janie Jenkins, narrator-heroine of her whip-smart debut Dear Daughter (Harvill Secker, £12.99), is terrifying company, and not just because she might have killed her mother. Her wit is bitter and devastating, her put-downs Pulitzer-worthy. (My favourite, to her lawyer: “Call me Becky and I’m telling People magazine your favourite book’s The Fountainhead.”)

Posted over 4 years ago Publication date: 13 Sep 2014
Thursday 11 September 2014
Peter Keough, The Boston Globe

…Before Ayn Rand had conceived of her heroic Objectivist architect Howard Roark, Henrik Ibsen had created his Nietzschean Master Builder, Halvard Solness, a creator of towers, whose hubris brings his…

Posted over 4 years ago Publication date: 11 Sep 2014
Wednesday 10 September 2014
James Valliant, Objectivism Ayn Rand

Ayn Rand is hot right now. Sizzling hot. As government grows more intrusive, and our freedom shrinks, her novels, The Fountainhead and Atlas Shrugged, are selling at an unprecedented clip. Given today’s headlines, it is easy to see why. Less easy to understand is the remarkable level of ignorance about Rand’s philosophy, Objectivism.

Posted over 4 years ago Publication date: 10 Sep 2014
Tuesday 09 September 2014
Lakshmi Kumaraswami, India Today

…a chance to be pretentious. And with books like The Fountainhead, Shantaram and numerous titles by Haruki Murakami repeatedly cropping up in the lists, it looks like netizens are doing just that.

Posted over 4 years ago Publication date: 10 Sep 2014
Anne Marie Panoringan, Orange County Weekly - Navel Gazing (CA)

…by Dave Matthews. Last book read; how was it? Ayn Rand’s Fountainhead. The character, Roark, embodies the spirit needed to be successful as a business builder. I think it’s his independence that I so…

Posted over 4 years ago Publication date: 09 Sep 2014
Monday 08 September 2014
Gini Dietrich, AllBusiness

The Fountainhead. When I was a junior in high school, I chose this as my “freebie” book. I’ll never forget my English teacher telling my parents that it was a pretty…

Posted over 4 years ago Publication date: 08 Sep 2014
Movie City News

…Lou is as enterprising as Howard Roark, as intense as Timothy Ferriss, and as batty as Cosmo Kramer.

Posted over 4 years ago Publication date: 07 Sep 2014
Sunday 07 September 2014
Positive
Software20.it

The Fountainhead has been written by Ayn Rand’s which is a book carrying the struggling story of an architect who believes in following his his commitment to his art despite institutional resistance, he meets with in the form of the cult of traditionalism.

Posted over 4 years ago Publication date: 07 Sep 2014
Ari Armstrong, The Objective Standard

…as religious conservatives routinely misrepresent Ayn Rand’s ideas—often wildly so—and then mock the straw men of their own creation. Although one might have expected better from PJ Media, Andrew Klavan…

Posted over 4 years ago Publication date: 07 Sep 2014