To the “Patter” editor, Reader’s Digest [Letter 249]

Item Reference Code: 147_R2x_005_001

Date(s) of creation

August 27, 1946


Reader’s Digest “Patter” Editor


In September 1946, Reader’s Digest quoted from The Fountainhead: “She was only a shell containing the opinions of her friends.”

August 27, 1946 

Patter Editor
The Reader’s Digest
Pleasantville, New York

Dear Patter Editor: 

Thanks for quoting me in your “Picturesque Speech and Patter” department in your September issue. I am always glad to see myself in The Reader’s Digest. 

I also read page 63; so don’t you owe me five bucks, or is it twenty-five now? 



Ayn Rand