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Bernard-Henri Levy

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Bernard-Henri Lévy is a philosopher, journalist, activist, and filmmaker. He was hailed by Vanity Fair magazine as “Superman and prophet: we have no equivalent in the United States.” Among his dozens of books are American Vertigo, Barbarism with a Human Face, Who Killed Daniel Pearl? and Left in Dark Times. His writing has appeared in a wide range of publications throughout Europe and the United States. His films include the documentaries Bosna! and A Day in the Death of Sarajevo. Lévy is co-founder of the antiracist group SOS Racism and has served on diplomatic missions for the French government.

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American Vertigo
Traveling America in the Footsteps of Tocqueville
Written by Bernard-Henri Levy
Translated by Charlotte Mandell


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
On Sale: April 10, 2007
Price: $16.00

What does it mean to be an American, and what can America be today? To answer these questions, celebrated philosopher and journalist Bernard-Henri Lévy spent a year traveling throughout the country in the footsteps of another great Frenchman, Alexis de Tocqueville, whose Democracy in America remains the most influential book ever... Read more >
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American Vertigo
Traveling America in the Footsteps of Tocqueville
Written by Bernard-Henri Levy
Translated by Charlotte Mandell


Format: eBook, 320 pages
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

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Left in Dark Times
A Stand Against the New Barbarism
Written by Bernard-Henri Levy
Translated by Benjamin Moser


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
On Sale: October 13, 2009
Price: $16.00

In this unprecedented critique, Bernard-Henri Lévy revisits his political roots, scrutinizes the totalitarianisms of the past as well as those on the horizon, and argues powerfully for a new political and moral vision for our times. Are human rights Western or universal? Does anti-Semitism have a future, and, if so, what... Read more >
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Left in Dark Times
A Stand Against the New Barbarism
Written by Bernard-Henri Levy
Translated by Benjamin Moser


Format: eBook
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: September 16, 2008
Price: $13.99

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Also available as a trade paperback.

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Public Enemies
Dueling Writers Take On Each Other and the World
Written by Bernard-Henri Levy and Michel Houellebecq
Translated by Miriam Rachel Frendo


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
On Sale: January 11, 2011
Price: $17.00

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Also available as an eBook.

Public Enemies
Dueling Writers Take On Each Other and the World
Written by Bernard-Henri Levy and Michel Houellebecq
Translated by Miriam Rachel Frendo


Format: eBook
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: January 11, 2011
Price: $9.99

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Also available as a trade paperback.
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