Books by Ayn Rand
Atlas Shrugged is the astounding story of a man who said that he would stop the motor of the world--and did. Tremendous in scope, breathtaking in its suspense, Atlas Shrugged stretches the boundaries further than any book you have ever read. It is a mystery, not about the murder of a man's body, but about the murder--and rebirth--of man's spirit.
The story of Howard Roark, an architect who follows his own judgment in the face of many obstacles. The theme of this book is independence and integrity.
The story of a society that's lost a word, and the struggle of one man to reclaim it along with his life.
|We the Living|
Set in Soviet Russia, this is the story of a woman who struggles to survive in a society that embraces collectivism.
|The Night of January 16th|
The story of a trial, where the outcome is based on your own sense of morality.
|The Early Ayn Rand: A Selection from Her Unpublished Fiction|
A collection of short stories with many themes recognizable themes from Ayn Rand's later novels.
|Philosophy: Who Needs It|
A collection of essays on the importance of philosophy in our lives.
|The Virtue of Selfishness|
A collection of essays on morality, and rational self-interest.
|Capitalism: The Unknown Ideal|
A collection of essays about the nature of government, individuals rights, and politics.
|The Romantic Manifesto|
A collection of essays about art and esthetics.
|The New Left: The Anti-Industrial Revolution|
A collection of essays about the culture and politics.
|The Voice of Reason: Essays in Objectivist Thought|
A collection of essays about philosophy, culture, and politics.
|For the New Intellectual: The Philosophy of Ayn Rand|
Reprint of some of Rand's fictional characters speeches, with an introductory article on the history of ideas.
|The Art of Fiction: A Guide for Writers and Readers|
Rand's tutorial on how to write fiction.
|The Art of Nonfiction: A Guide for Writers and Readers|
Rand's tutorial on how to write non-fiction.
|Introduction to Objectivist Epistemology: Expanded Second Edition|
One of Rand's more detailed and systematic books. It discusses the nature of concepts.
|The Ayn Rand Lexicon: Objectivism from A to Z|
A useful resource with excerpts from Rand's writings on many topics, organized alphabetically.
|The Journals of Ayn Rand|
Excerpts from Ayn Rand's personal journals. A large variety of topics, showing the development of her thoughtsover the years.
|Ayn Rand Reader|
A book containing excerpts from Rand's various novels. A good introduction to her ideas.
|Ayn Rand Answers: The Best of Her Q & A|
Ayn Rand gave many lectures after publishing Atlas Shrugged. These are taken from the Q&A sessions.
|Letters of Ayn Rand|
A compilation of letters that Ayn Rand wrote to other people.