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Nock could not think of a single positive remark to make in Memoirs of a Superfluous Man about "the present period of disintegration and dissolution" He personally had enjoyed a good and happy life, which was nearing its end--he would die on August 19, 1945 at the age of 74.
Of Memoirs of a Superfluous Man, Cox writes, "its subject, even to a tiresome degree, is Albert Jay Nock.
To explore the movement's intellectual origins Hodgson profiles four books of diverse content and tone, three finished in 1943 and the fourth a decade later: Ayn Rand's The Fountainhead, Albert Jay Nock's Memoirs of a Superfluous Man, F.