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Please list the title, author, and year (if known) of the book. Optionally, add a 1-5 rating, where 5 is a timeless must-read classic, and 1 is a book of passing interest.

Note: Authors and publishers are strictly prohibited from rating their own books! You may add, but not rate your books. Anyone found to be doing so will be banned from the Wiki. Book descriptions are not allowed on this page, but if you have a book of particular interests to Objectivists, you can make a new page for it.--GreedyCapitalist 13:39, 9 February 2006 (CST)


Objectivism: the Philosophy of Ayn Rand (OPAR} - Leonard Peikoff 5

The Ominous Parallels - Leonard Peikoff 4

Study Methods and Motivation - Edwin Locke 3

The Virtue of Selfishness: A New Concept of Egoism - Ayn Rand 5

Introduction to Objectivist Epistemology - Ayn Rand 4

Capitalism: The Unknown Ideal - Ayn Rand 4

The Romantic Manifesto - Ayn Rand 4

The Case for Israel - Alan Dershowitz 4

Moral Armor -Ronald E. Springer 2004 1

Historical Non-Fiction

A History of the United States and Its People - Edward Eggleston

The Rise of the Roman Empire - Polybius

Cicero -Anthony Everitt

The War with Hannibal (Book XXI-XXX) - Livy

The Coming Battle - M.W. Walbert

Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation -Joseph J. Ellis 2002 *4* ---Our philosophy departments teach Marx. What about moral men?


Atlas Shrugged Ayn Rand 5

The Fountainhead Ayn Rand 5

Anthem Ayn Rand 4

We the Living Ayn Rand 4

One Lonely Night Mickey Spillane

Gates of Fire -Steven Pressfield

A Town Like Alice - Nevil Shute

Trustee From the Toolroom - Nevil Shute

"The Deluge" "With Fire and Sword" - Henryk Seinkeiwicz

"Breakfast of Champions" Kurt Vonegut

"Slaughterhouse 5" Kurt Vonegut

The Sword of Truth Series - Terry Goodkind 3

  - "Wizard's First Rule"        Book 1
  - "Stone of Tears"             Book 2
  - "Blood of the Fold"          Book 3
  - "Temple of the Winds"        Book 4
  - "Soul of the Fire"           Book 5
  - "Faith of the Fallen"        Book 6
  - "Pillars of Creation"        Book 7
  - "Naked Empire"               Book 8
  - "Chainfire"                  Book 9

"Les Miserables" - Victor Hugo 5

"A Handmaid's Tale"