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In Association with Amazon.com, these and other books and materials can now be purchased via the Objectivist Club bookstore.


bulletAtlas Shrugged: "A mystery story, not about the murder of a man's body, but about the murder of man's soul." Ayn Rand's magnum opus.
bulletThe Fountainhead: The story of an intransigent architect who battles all of society to do his work his way. The book that made Ayn Rand famous.
bulletWe the Living: The story of three passionate valuers whose lives are stifled by the collectivist state in which they live. Ayn Rand's first novel.
bulletAnthem: A novelette about a completely collectivist society, and the one man who dares to discover the word "I".
bulletNight of January 16th: A play about a woman on trial for the murder of her lover.
bulletThe Early Ayn Rand: A collection of Ayn Rand's unpublished fiction, edited by Dr. Leonard Peikoff.


bulletThe Virtue of Selfishness: A collection of essays on the Objectivist ethics, providing "a new concept of egoism."
bulletPhilosophy: Who Needs It: A collection of essays on various philosophical topics. The title essay was originally a lecture delivered by Ayn Rand to the graduating class at West Point.
bulletFor the New Intellectual: A collection of philosophic passages from Ayn Rand's fiction, including Fransisico d'Anconia's "The Meaning of Money" and "The Meaning of Sex", and Galt's Speech. The title essay discusses the history of philosophy and the task facing the "new intellectual".
bulletCapitalism: The Unknown Ideal: A collection of essays on capitalism and government. This book provides a moral foundation for individual rights and freedom.
bulletIntroduction to Objectivist Epistemology: A presentation of the Objectivist theory of concepts. The more recent editions include a lengthy appendix containing excerpts from epistemology workshops Ayn Rand held in her home.
bulletThe Romantic Manifesto: Ayn Rand's statement of her aesthetic theory. Includes a short story, "The Simplest Thing in the World," about an artist's creative process.
bulletThe New Left: The Anti-Industrial Revolution: A collection of essays on the philosophic meaning and practical consequences of the New Left.
bulletThe Voice of Reason: A posthumous collection of Ayn Rand's essays and articles, dealing with philosophy and culture.
bulletObjectivism: The Philosophy of Ayn Rand: A complete, systematic presentation of Objectivism, by Dr. Leonard Peikoff, Ayn Rand's intellectual heir.
bulletThe Ominous Parallels: The End of Freedom in America: A chilling philosophic comparison of modern-day America to Weimar Germany, by Dr. Leonard Peikoff.
bulletThe Ayn Rand Lexicon: A reference work containing an alphabetical listing of topics along with relevant passages from Objectivist writings, compiled and edited by Dr. Harry Binswanger.

We also have several videotaped lectures available. A full list can be obtained from the Club Librarian.

To check a book out of the Lending Library, contact Club the club librarian at reason@andrew.cmu.edu.

 Last update: Friday, October 17, 2003