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I Am John Galt: Buy the book!

The new I Am John Galt is a rare and well-written book, shining a spotlight on the many ways in which Ayn Rand's Atlas Shrugged explains not only today's headlines, but also the people behind those headlines.

Atlas Shrugged and The Compound Effect

Success magazine Publisher Darren Hardy discusses his Ayn Rand roots, his reactions to the Atlas Shrugged movie, the role of "the compound effect" in achieving real success, and what it means to live the good life.

Book recommendation: The Lieutenant

How often do you find literary fiction portraying a principled and intellectually gifted "geek" with respect and even admiration? Kate Grenville's new novel The Lieutenant does just this -- with enjoyable results.

Inside the mind of Ayn Rand

Award-winning producer Duncan Scott worked with Ayn Rand to restore the Italian screen adaptation of We The Living. Today he intends to capitalize on the wave of interest in her ideas -- by creating a new film where those ideas take center stage.

Using the Atlas movie to meet people

Is the the new Atlas Shrugged movie coming to your area? It's not just a chance to see Rand's novel on the big screen; it's also a rare opportunity to connect with people who share your love for Ayn Rand's ideas.

Screenwriter Brian Patrick O'Toole

After decades of fruitless attempts to turn Atlas Shrugged into a movie, John Aglialoro remained adamant about creating a script that would be as faithful as possible to Ayn Rand's novel. Meet the man he hired to write that script.

A salute to the Atlas Shrugged movie

Some of us weren't just skeptical about the new Atlas Shrugged movie; we wanted it stopped. There's no way a rushed, small-budget, independent production could do justice to Ayn Rand's novel. Or could it?

Where the Atlas Shrugged movie falls short

The new film adaptation of Atlas Shrugged offers first-rate set design, editing, music, wardrobe, and camerawork. Overall it was much stronger than expected. Why, then, are some viewers left unfulfilled?

A Roman copy of a Greek original

For successful transmission into the broader culture, great artwork must be copied into different mediums, by different artists with different visions and different capabilities. In the new Atlas Shrugged movie, this process is well at work.

Atlas Shrugged movie: Faithful, outstanding

This week the Atlasphere will publish a series of reviews exploring the new Atlas Shrugged movie. In this, our first review, physicist Hans Schantz looks closely at what changed from the novel and what remains intact.