- Apr 15, 1943
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The revolutionary literary vision that sowed the seeds of Objectivism, Ayn Rand's groundbreaking philosophy, and brought her immediate worldwide acclaim. This modern classic is the story of intransigent young architect Howard Roark, whose integrity was as unyielding as granite...of Dominique Francon... Show More
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If you only read one book from Ayn Rand, I’d strongly recommend making it The Fountainhead
I also love The Fountainhead. That had a profound effect when I was younger.
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Have you ever taken against a book, given up on it, but then, at another time in your life, given it another shot and loved it?
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The Fountainhead. Maturity. Career change
The Fountainhead is my personal favorite but an honorable mention regarding urban planning and the optimism of cities is:
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Ayn Rand "The Fountainhead" "Atlas Shrugged" and "Anthem" the latter of which is short but wildly underrated!
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The lesson is, slaves work for others for free. Work for yourself to the fullest and if others benefit from it, that’s okay.
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The revolutionary literary vision that sowed the seeds of Objectivism, Ayn Rand's groundbreaking philosophy, and brought her immediate worldwide acclaim.
This modern classic is the story of intransigent young architect Howard Roark, whose integrity was as unyielding as granite...of Dominique Francon, the exquisitely beautiful woman who loved Roark passionately, but married his worst enemy...and of the fanatic denunciation unleashed by an enraged society against a great creator. As fresh today as it was then, Rand’s provocative novel presents one of the most challenging ideas in all of fiction—that man’s ego is the fountainhead of human progress...
“A writer of great power. She has a subtle and ingenious mind and the capacity of writing brilliantly, beautifully, bitterly...This is the only novel of ideas written by an American woman that I can recall.”—The New York Times