Goddess of the Market
by Jennifer Burns

A thoroughly researched and well written account of Ayn Randís life, writings, and influence. The author remains fairly objective with regard to Rand. She shows Randís strengths and character flaws. Burns is less fair to Rothbard and Mises by portraying them is minor figures in the libertarian movement and saying Rothbard was presumptuous to portray himself as Mr. Libertarian in contrast with Rand. Burns also dismisses Austrian economics for being out of the mainstream.

Year Read: 2011

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