We interview Jennifer Burns, assistant professor of history at the University of Virginia and author of the new biography Goddess of the Market: Ayn Rand and the American Right.Â It’s a timely book considering the recent resurgence of Rand’s works (especially her novels The Fountainhead and Atlas Shrugged)Â as a reaction to the country’s current economic situation.Â For more about Prof. Burns visit www.JenniferBurns.org.Â Read John Snider’s review of Goddess of the Market and/or order you very own copy at Amazon.com.
Readers may also be interested in But Is It Science Fiction? Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged (essay by John C. Snider from 2000) and Five Questions with Nathaniel Branden (interview by John C. Snider from 2005).
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Recorded November 7, 2009.Â Hosted by John C. Snider and David Driscoll.
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