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It’s Not a House, It’s a Home.

Brad Snyder, The House of Truth: A Washington Political Salon and the Foundations of American Liberalism (New York: Oxford University Press, 2017), 811 pages.Reviewed by Drew MaciagWhen I learned of the impending publication of Brad Snyder’s House of Truth I assumed his book would be similar to Louis Menand’s Metaphysical Club, but that it would substitute liberalism (in place of pragmatism) as its featured, newly influential, mode of thinking.  I must confess to a personal weakness for books that chronicle the paradigm-shifting exploits of small groups of writers, artists, academics, activists, and assorted intellectuals who supplant outmoded ideas with fresher, Read more