by Ayn Rand
Atlas Shrugged Resources
Run by the Ayn Rand Institute, this website has information on the book, its author, and its publishing history. It also has current news about the novel.
The homepage of the Institute, which includes tons of information on Rand's life and her work, as well as current news and events.
Another Ayn Rand Institute website, this one focuses on all of Rand's novels and her philosophy. Current news and essay contests are also included here.
In the News
A fun blog article by Chris Matthew Sciabarra on the links between Atlas Shrugged and the movie The Incredibles. Seriously.
A Huffington Post article by John Wellington Ennis about the novel's recent surge in popularity and how people tend to misunderstand it.
An Economist article that tracks recent sales of Atlas Shrugged. (Login required.)
A fun article that tracks Rand's life in American pop culture.
An article on Ayn Rand relevance today in Newsweek.
A quick preview: "'Atlas Shrugged' was published 52 years ago, but in the Obama era, Rand's angry message is more resonant than ever before."
Movie or TV Productions
A short description of Objectivism written by Rand in 1962.
A transcript of Rand's anti-communist testimony during the McCarthy hearings.
Jennifer Burns, author of a recent book on Rand, appeared on The Daily Show and spoke about Rand.
A hilarious clip from the 1998 South Park episode "Plucked," where Barbrady shares his opinions on Atlas Shrugged.
A video clip from a 1961 interview Ayn Rand did at the University of Michigan.
A slideshow of photos of Rand from the Ayn Rand Institute.
Painting done by Gustave Moreau in 1868.
The famous bronze statue of Atlas in New York City's Rockefeller Center.