WELCOME to Barbara Branden's web site!

This site provides biographical information about Barbara (including some photos of interest) as well as information about her landmark biography The Passion of Ayn Rand and Showtime's movie adaptation of the book.

This web site also contains a description of Barbara's seminal course "Principles of Efficient Thinking", her interview with the publication Full Context, and a short essay by Barbara on smoking, as well as her answer to Ayn Rand's famous charges of wrongdoing (from the 1960's).

The site also features information about the anthology Feminist Interpretations of Ayn Rand, to which Barbara was a contributor, and features Barbara's growing collection of book reviews.

For further information about any of the projects described on this site, you may contact Barbara Branden at: