There’s a lot of buzz around the Tuesday release of American Vertigo by French intellectual superstar Bernard-Henri Levy. I’ve read a bunch of reviews (as well as BHL’s series of articles in the Atlantic which led to this book) and the most entertaining appeared in this morning NYT Book Review, where Garrison Keillor delivered a pretty funny and pretty striking disapproval of BHL’s impressions of America as a later day Tocqueville.
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