Ayn Rand, writer of the book Anthem, was a playwright and screen wright, and a philosfer, like our friend Alexander Solzhenitsyn. She known for to best-sellers book, The Fountainhead and Atlas Shrugged.
She was born in Russia, and then went to the US in 1926 and produced piece for Broadway in 1935-1936. She started to become famous 1946 with her book The Fountainhead. In 1957, Ayn Rand published her best novel, Atlas Shrugged. Afterward, she turned to a philosopher, and published some magazines and a serious amount essays. Ayn Rand died in 1982. She once said that the way to acquire knowledge is to abolish faith and religion.