Originally Posted by pilotbob
I'm floundering after reading 11/22/63...
Tried a sample of Exodus by Uris... didn't catch my interest.
Now reading a sample of Atlas Shrugged to see what all the fuss is about.
Originally Posted by JSWolf
Atlas Shrugged is highly overrated.
On his blog, King Fuy Monkey, John Rogers wrote on March 19, 2009
, "There are two novels that can change a bookish fourteen-year old's life: The Lord of the Rings
and Atlas Shrugged
. One is a childish fantasy that often engenders a lifelong obsession with its unbelievable heroes, leading to an emotionally stunted, socially crippled adulthood, unable to deal with the real world. The other, of course, involves orcs."