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Full Name: Ayn Rand
(1905-1982) Russian-American novelist. Ayn Rand lived in Manhattan, New York. She came to the United States in 1926 from Leningrad and worked for many years as a screenwriter. Her novels are romantic and dramatic, and they espouse a philosophy of rational self-interest that opposes the altruistic tendencies of the modern welfare state. In 1999 the United States Postal Service issued its sixteenth stamp in the Literary Arts series in honor of Ayn Rand.
Author's Timeline:
1951 New York County
Rand moved to New York City in 1951 and lived in Manhattan, New York. 
1905 (Unknown) County
Alissa Zinovievna Rosenbaum was born in Saint Petersburg, Russia in 1905. 
1982 (Unknown) County
Ayn Rand died in New York, New York in 1982. 
1943 (Unknown) County
The Fountainhead
1957 (Unknown) County
Atlas Shrugged
1961 (Unknown) County
For the New Intellectual
Nonfiction in which Rand summarizes her philosophy, which she called "objectivism."  
1934 (Unknown) County
The Night of January 16th
1964 (Unknown) County
The Virtue of Selfishness: A New Concept of Egoism
1966 (Unknown) County
Capitalism: The Unknown Ideal
1969 (Unknown) County
The Romantic Manifesto: A Philosophy of Literature
1971 (Unknown) County
The New Left: The Anti-Industrial Revolution
1982 (Unknown) County
Philosophy: Who Needs It
1936 (Unknown) County
We the Living
1982 Westchester County
Ayn Rand was interred at Kensico Cemetery, Valhalla, New York. 

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