Anthem Author:Ayn Rand He lived in the dark ages of the future. In a loveless world he dared to love the woman of his choice. In an age that had lost all trace of science and civilization he had the courage to seek after knowledge. But these were not the crimes for which he would be killed. He was marked for death because he had committed the unpardonable sin: He had ... more »stood forth the mindless human herd. He was a man alone.
ANTHEM is the beautiful, thought provoking novel that depicts the horrors which can happen to mankind if current social trends are projected into the future. AYN RAND is the author of ATLAS SHRUGGED, philosophically the most challenging bestseller of its time. Her first novel, WE THE LIVING, was published in 1936. With the publication of THE FOUNTAINHEAD in 1943, she achieved a spectacular and enduring success. Miss Rand's unique philosophy Objectivism, has gained a worldwide audience. The fundamentals of her philosophy are set forth in such non-fiction books as: FOR THE NEW INTELLECTUAL, THE VIRTUE OF SELFISHNESS, and CAPITALISM: THE UNKNOWN IDEAL. Her Broadway success, NIGHT OF JANUARY 16TH, is now available in a Signet edition. At present, Miss Rand publishes The Ayn Rand Letter, a fortnightly periodical that deals with the application of her philosophy to modern problems and current trends.« less