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How many millions of copies has Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged sold?

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More than twice this many copies of Atlas Shrugged have been sold. (Learn more about this Rand best seller here.)

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No, it’s more than that . . . (Learn more about this Rand best seller here.)

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No, it’s even more than that . . . (Learn more about this Rand best seller here.)

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Yes, almost 9 million copies of Atlas Shrugged have been sold. (Learn more about this Rand best seller here.)

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On the Horizon

Peek into some of ARI’s current and future initiatives.

  • In Pursuit of Wealth

    New from Yaron Brook

    In Pursuit of Wealth is a collection of essays highlighting the value of the finance industry.

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  • The Atlas Project

    The Atlas Project

    An online, chapter-by-chapter discussion of Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged.

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  • ARI Campus

    AYN RAND IN HER OWN VOICE

    On ARI Campus, check out dozens of audio and video featuring Ayn Rand.

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About Ayn Rand

Ayn Rand (1905 – 1982) was a novelist and philosopher. She is best known for her novels Atlas Shrugged and The Fountainhead, and for the revolutionary philosophy she originated, Objectivism.

Ayn Rand’s philosophy for living on earth has changed the lives of millions and continues to influence American culture and politics. The Ayn Rand Institute is dedicated to advancing her principles of reason, rational self-interest and laissez-faire capitalism.

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