The Press: Land of the Middlebrow

Editor Cyril Connolly's Horizon is wide and highbrow. In his little (circ. 9,500) London magazine, he likes to wield a brush on big intellectual canvases. Six years ago Editor Connolly put out an all-Irish number, a year ago an all-Swiss edition. In the October issue of Horizon, Connolly paid his respects to the U.S.

The New York Herald Tribune's Joe Alsop contributed a brisk piece on U.S. foreign policy; Christopher Isherwood drew an amusing portrait of Los Angeles. But to the average U.S. reader, at least, most of the 20 bylines in the 160-page,...

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