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Foreign Translations of Ayn Rand’s Works

Many translations have been published in the last 50 years. Translations currently in print include Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Marathi, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish and Turkish.

The following is a list of recent foreign editions of Ayn Rand’s novels. Some of these titles may no longer be in print. Whatever contact information we have for a particular publisher is listed below a given title.

Notes
  1. Native speakers have stated that some foreign editions are not faithful translations. We cannot independently evaluate any of the following editions and therefore do not recommend any particular book.

  2. We are unable to offer advice on locating any of the titles listed below. (Try searching the Internet, or contacting a specialist bookseller.) If you know of a foreign edition not listed here, please write to us

Leonard Peikoff has requested that we post the following notice:

“Under certain circumstances, the Estate of Ayn Rand grants rights to publish Ms. Rand’s work in foreign language editions. However, the Estate has no power to choose the translators or to evaluate the quality of their work. We cannot, therefore, be held responsible for poor or inaccurate translations.”

Albanian

Revolta E Atlasit (Atlas Shrugged) 3 vols.
Botime Pegi
http://www.botimepegi.al
ISBN: 978-9928-162-53-3

Bulgarian

Атлас Изправи Рамене (Atlas Shrugged)
Капитализмът Непознатият Идеал (Capitalism: The Unknown Ideal)
Изворът (The Fountainhead)
За Новия Интелектуалец (For the New Intellectual)
Добродетелта Егоизма (The Virtue of Selfishness)
MaK

Chinese

Atlas Shrugged
The Fountainhead
Chongqing Publishing
Anthem
The Virtue of Selfishness
Introduction to Objectivist Epistemology
Why Businessmen Need Philosophy
Huaxia Publishing
For the New Intellectual
The Voice of Reason
The Ayn Rand Column
Shanghai Sanbui Culture & Press Ltd.

Croatian

Velicanstveni Izvor (The Fountainhead) (4 vols.)
Juttarnji
ISBN: 978 953 7770 01 3

Czech

Zdroj (The Fountainhead)
Berlet
ISBN: 0646398326
Objektivismus: Filozofie Ayn Randové (Objectivism: The Philosophy of Ayn Rand)
Berlet
ISBN: 0 957 83991 X

Danish

Og Verden Skaevelde (Atlas Shrugged)
Grafisk Forlag
Vi Der Lever (We the Living)
Host and Son
Kun Den Staerke Er Fri (The Fountainhead)
Host and Son

Dutch

De kracht van Atlantis (Atlas Shrugged)
Sitjhoff
ISBN: 978 90 218 0776 8
De eeuwige bron (The Fountainhead)
Sijthoff
ISBN: 978 90 218 0777 5

French

La Vertu D’Egoisme (collection of essays)
Editions Belles Lettres
Available on French Amazon.com
La Greve (Atlas Shrugged)
Editions Belles Lettres
ISBN: 9 782251 444178
Hymne (Anthem)
Nous Les Vivants (We the Living)
Rive Droite
58 Avenue De Wagram
75017 Paris France
Available on French Amazon.com
La Source Vive (The Fountainhead)
Librarie Plon
Available on French Amazon.com

German

Der Streik (Atlas Shrugged)
Verlag Kai M. John

Greek

We the Living
The Fountainhead (in 2 parts)
Oceanida
oceanida@internet.gr

Hebrew

Atlas Shrugged
Kinneret Zmora-Bitan
ISBN: 978 965 552 281 5
The Fountainhead
Kinneret Zmora-Bitan
ISBN: 978 965 552 249 5

Italian

La notte del 16 gennaio (The Night of January 16th)
ISBN: 88-85140-81-8
La Fonte Meravigliosa (The Fountainhead)
Noi Vivi (We the Living)
La Rivolta di Atlante (Atlas Shrugged) 3 vols.
Corbaccio
Antifona (Anthem)
ISBN: 88-85140-58-0, Liberilibri
Inno (Anthem)
Alfa Editrice
La Virtú dell’egoismo (The Virtue of Selfishness)
Liberi Libri
ISBN: 978 88 85140 40 0

Japanese

Atlas Shrugged,
ISBN: 4-8284-1149-6
The Fountainhead
business-sha-co.jp
ISBN: 4-8284-1132-1
We the Living
ISBN: 978-4-8284-1690-8
The Virtue of Selfishness
Business-sha-co.jp
ISBN: 978 4 8284 1266 9

Marathi

Atlas Shrugged
ISBN: 978 81 8483 350 8
The Fountainhead
ISBN: 978-81-8483-496-3
Diamond Publications

Mongolian

Атлантын Нуруу Тэнийв (Atlas Shrugged)
MLF
ISBN: 978-9996258-06-0
Эх Сурвалж (The Fountainhead)
MLF
ISBN: 99929-4-263-0
Бид амьд хүмүүс (We the Living)
Monsudar
ISBN: 978-99962-0-540-8

Norwegian

Kildens Utspring (The Fountainhead)
Indfo forlag
ISBN: 82-99328-0-9

Polish

Atlas Zbuntowany (Atlas Shrugged)
ISBN: 978-83-7506-085-0
Źródło (The Fountainhead)
ISBN: 978-83-7506-144-4
www.zysk.com.pl
Źródło (The Fountainhead)
www.merlin.pl
Hymn (Anthem)
Kameleon
ISBN: 83-7150-594-9
Powrót Człowieka Pierwotnego (The Return of the Primitive)
www.zysk.com.pl
ISBN: 83-7150-936-7
Kapitalizm Nieznany Ideał (Capitalism: The Unknown Ideal)
www.zysk.com.pl
ISBN: 978-83-7506-660-9
Cnota Egoismu (Virtue of Selfishness)
Officyna Liberallow

Portuguese

A Nascente (The Fountainhead)
Editora Landscape
ISBN: 978-85-7775-060-3
A Revolta de Atlas (Atlas Shrugged) 3 vols.
Editora Sextante
ISBN: 978-85-99296-83-7
A Virtude do egoísmo (The Virtue of Selfishness)
Editora Sulina
http://www.editorasulina.com.br
ISBN: 978-85-205-0679-0

Romanian

IMN (Anthem)
Editura Mirador
Morality of Individualism (essays)
ISBN: 5-85189-038-3
Out of print

Russian

All the following are published by Alpina

Гимн (Anthem)
ISBN: 978-5-9614-1696-1
Искусство беллетристики (The Art of Fiction)
ISBN: 978-5-17-076672-7
Атлант расправил плечи (Atlas Shrugged)
ISBN: 978-5-9614-1750-0
Ответы. Об этике, искусстве, политике и экономике (Ayn Rand Answers)
ISBN: 978-5-9614-1669-5
Капитализм: Незнакомый идеал (Capitalism: The Unknown Ideal)
ISBN: 978-5-9614-1471-4
Источник (The Fountainhead 2 vol.)
ISBN: 978-5-9614-1911-5
Возвращение примитива: Антииндустриальная революция (The Return of the Primitive)
ISBN: 978-5-9614-1480-6
Романтический манифест (The Romantic Manifesto)
ISBN: 978-5-9614-1556-8
Добродетель эгоизма (The Virtue of Selfishness)
ISBN: 978-5-9614-1749-4
Мы живые (We the Living)
ISBN: 978-5-9614-1752-4

Slovakian

Atlas Pokrčil Plecami (Atlas Shrugged)
Epos
Part 1 ISBN: 80-88977-88-6
Part 2 ISBN: 80-88977-89-4
Part 3 ISBN: 80-88977-90-8

Slovenian

Izvir (The Fountainhead)
Moderni Klasiki
ISBN: 9 7896 12 317140

Spanish

La Rebelion de Atlas (Atlas Shrugged)
El Manantial (The Fountainhead)
Himno (Anthem)
Introduccion a la Epistemología Objectivista (Introduction to Objectivist Epistemology)
Los Que Vivimos (We the Living)
La Virtud del Egoismo (The Virtue of Selfishness)
Filosofía: Quién la Necesita (Philosophy: Who Needs It)
Capitalismo: El Ideal Desconocido (Capitalism: The Unknown Ideal)
El Manifiesto Romántico (The Romantic Manifesto)
Available through the Ayn Rand Institute eStore
Published by Grito Sagrado

Swedish

Och världen skälvde (Atlas Shrugged)
Timbro
ISBN: 91-7566-5565
timbro.se
Urkällan (The Fountainhead)
Lindfors
ISBN: 91-7268-132-2
Hymn (Anthem)
Lindfors
ISBN: 91-7268-077-6
Lovsång (Anthem)
Förlaget Egoisten
Kapitalismen: det okända idealet (Capitalism: The Unknown Ideal)
Lindfors
ISBN: 91-7268-067-9
Fornuft, egoism, kapitalism och en romantisk livskansla (Reason, Egoism, Capitalism and The Romantic Sense of Life))
Timbro

Turkish

Anthem
Atlas Shrugged
Capitalism: The Unknown Ideal
The Fountainhead
Night of January 16th
We the Living
Plato Film Production Co.
Istanbul
platofilm.com