Ayn Rand

Where’s Ayn Rand when you need her?

24 June 2017 9:00 am

A famous epigrammatic nugget of wisdom appears in The Leopard, Lampedusa’s great novel about a noble Sicilian family’s fortunes: ‘If…

Fallingwater, Pennsylvania by Frank Lloyd Wright — one of the most astonishing houses ever built

Should Frank Lloyd Wright and Philip Johnson be linked at all?

20 August 2016 9:00 am

Architecture is sometimes described as the second oldest profession, but often — in both theory and practice — it competes…

Lily James as Juliet and Richard Madden as Romeo

Derek Jacobi as Mercutio is half-genius, half-prank: Romeo and Juliet at the Garrick reviewed

4 June 2016 9:00 am

Out come the stars in Kenneth Branagh’s Romeo and Juliet. He musters a well-drilled, celebrity-ridden crew but they can’t quite…

My New York is gone forever. The internet has seen to that

5 April 2014 9:00 am

 New York Back to the mythic city, dreamed into existence by the movies long ago and instantly memorable, a visually…

The tao of Ayn Rand

31 August 2013 9:00 am

I’m now half way through Atlas Shrugged and I’m loving almost every moment. But Ayn Rand isn’t someone you read…