Books: Also Current: Jun. 12, 1964

THE CART AND THE HORSE by Louis Kronenberger. 212 pages. Knopf. $4.95.

Essayist Kronenberger is the coolest of U.S. society's critics; where others whack away with club and cutlass, Kronenberger sits back and throws darts, quietly but accurately. Among targets: "taste makers and pace setters" who, he believes, have failed to lead U.S. culture to greatness; the system that has seduced so many good writers and artists into working for corporations and their ad agencies, thus creating "a sort of debased intellectual class who, by way of their knowledge and skill, have become rather...

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