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Resources on Ayn Rand, Libertarianism, and the Tea Party

Here is a list of resources that will help further develop an understanding of Ayn Rand's philosophy, view of religion, and connection to libertarianism and Tea Party ideology.


Ayn Rand and the World She Made by Anne Conover Heller (2010) is the most recently written biography of Rand, which, in its 608 pages, does not leave a facet of Rand's life and work untouched.

Goddess of the Market: Ayn Rand and the American Right by Jennifer Burns (2009) is a historical biography of Rand's life which focuses on her influence in American politics and culture from the 1930s to the present.

Objectivism: The Philosophy of Ayn Rand by Leonard Peikoff (1993) is a study of Rand's philosophical views.

Ayn Rand: A Sense of Life is a documentary film which explores Rand's life and work.


Rand discusses her views on God and religion in this compilation of video clips from various interviews.

Facets of Ayn Rand is a multi-media informational website about Rand's life and work, which includes photographs and audio clips.

During an interview in 1971, Rand answers questions about Libertarians.


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