From ReadySteadyBook, a review of The Postmodern Imagination of Russell Kirk by Gerald J. Russello. A look at how Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged, a glorification of the right of individuals to live entirely for their own interest, influenced Alan Greenspan and others. The exposure of John Galt, hapless demolition company with literary pretensions, has temporarily cast a spotlight on a little-known sub-culture of Rand followers who have, over the years, enthusiastically named all sorts of things after the fictional character. Liberal Interpretation: William Saletan on rigging a study to make conservatives look stupid. She's no Ann Coulter: An interview with Laura Ingraham, author of Power to the People.

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