Washington, D.C., February 23, 2009–Sales of Ayn Rand’s “Atlas Shrugged” have almost tripled over the first seven weeks of this year compared with sales for the same period in 2008. This continues a strong trend after bookstore sales reached an all-time annual high in 2008 of about 200,000 copies sold.
What I want to know is where’s Galt’s Gulch?
Seriously, I don’t know if I could read it again right now. You recognize too many of the looters she described: And you always regarded them as slightly exaggerated. Unfortunately, she probably understated it.