Books: What's Wrong with Society?

THE FUTURE OF INDUSTRIAL MAN—Pefer Drucker—John Day Co. ($2.50).

Economist Peter Drucker has written a long, able, Emersonian essay that cannot be disregarded by anyone who pretends to think about the problems of the postwar world. For it is one of the most provocative treatises on the central problem that bedevils this generation—the politico-economic structure of society

Author Drucker's main concern is the survival of freedom. "We have," he says, "a magnificent technical machine for industrial production. . . . We have a considerably weaker but still very impressive economic machine for the distribution...