Who Is Ayn Rand?
Famous Russian Novelist
She taught herself how to read at about the age of six, very independent. She was driven by heroic icons, she discovered her first heroic icon in a french magazine for kids. At the age of nine she knew that writing was the career she would aspire in. Because she is Russian and she is of Russian cultures, she considers herself to be a European writer.
Nathaniel Branden on "My Years With Ayn Rand"