Anti-Beach Reads


  • The Fountainhead (Centennial Edition)

    By Ayn Rand

    Our Price: $22.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780452286375
    • Publisher: Plume
    • Published: December 2004
    Ayn Rand's highly controversial novel tells the story of the desperate battle waged by architect Howard Roark, whose integrity was as unyielding as granite...of Dominique Francon, the exquisitely beautiful woman who loved Roark passionately but married his worst enemy...of the fanatic denunciation unleashed by an enraged society against a great creator. Its theme is one of the most challenging ideas ever presented in a work of fiction - that a person's ego is the fountainhead of human progress. 736p.
  • The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York

    By Robert A. Caro

    Our Price: $23.40
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780394720241
    • Publisher: Vintage Books
    • Published: July 1975
    One of the most acclaimed books of our time, winner of both the Pulitzer and the Francis Parkman prizes, this work tells the hidden story behind the shaping/misshaping of 20th-century (city and state). It reveals Robert Moses as the single most important figure in the politics and problems of NYC's physical structure and urban decline. B&W illus. 1,246p index. Pap.