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Ayn Rand, the Russian-born American novelist, is shown in Manhattan, N.Y., with the Grand Central Terminal building in background in 1962. Her novel Ideal will be published next year more than 80 years after she wrote it.
December 4, 2014 Rand wrote Ideal as a novel in 1934, but didn't like it and set it aside. Later, she reworked it as a play. The New American Library says Ideal will be published in the form in which Rand intended it.
A box of chocolates from Tokyo, Japan.
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August 1, 2013 Also: John Hodgman on Ayn Rand; J.K. Rowling to donate proceeds of new novel to charity; Fox News defends anchor's interview with the author of Zealot.
November 14, 2011 Ayn Rand, the 20th Century philosopher, wouldn't appear to be the most logical inspiration for modern-day conservative Republicans.She supported abortion, was hostile to how political conservatives combined forces with organized religion and held views that were indistinguishable from those of an atheist.
November 28, 2007 Das Kapital the "opium of the academics."
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