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My Housemate Explains THE FOUNTAINHEAD to Me

A reader who has never picked up Ayn Rand's The Fountainhead gets a crash-course in the plot from a housemate.

When Your Book Club Asks Too Much of You

Fellow book clubbers: is saying “absolutely not!” to a group selection verboten, or just in poor taste? My question conceals ...

When Harry Met Ayn: A Laissez-faire to Remember

Ever since I read that a young Ayn Rand got her start in Hollywood, I haven’t been able to shake ...

One Book, 12 Years on My Bookshelf

I’ve had my head in the sand for the last couple months, avoiding the inevitable slide into election season. But ...

Our Reading Lives: THE FOUNTAINHEAD by Ayn Rand

Our Reading Lives features stories about the books that have shaped who we are and how we live. It is open ...

This Is Gonna Be Big, I Can Tell: The Review Haiku

I’m going to step out on a limb here and assume you’ve had the experience of reading a dull book ...