The Fountainhead // Ayn Rand

An absorbing book promoting individualism, competition, personal accountability, and truthfulness to self. Rand champions her philosophy, Objectivism, through characters at extreme ends of its beliefs.


Read it if:

You like philosophical ideas delivered through stories and conversations between characters.

You like books that explore multiple perspectives and points of view.

You can take ideas with a pinch of salt.


Skip it if:

You don’t enjoy very descriptive books.

You have a very liberal world view – this book has influenced many famous conservatives, and some of the ideas and themes are morally and ethically unsavoury.


Goodreads Rating:  3.86/ 5

Length:  704 pages

Buy the book: The Fountainhead


If you enjoyed this, check out:

Atlas Shrugged – Ayn Rand

Leave a Reply