Although I did not agree with everything in it, I truly enjoyed this book.
The very fact that Levy is NOT an American and has "no dog in the fight" helps... Read more
If you like a simple, disarmingly spontaneous yet intricate and precisely crafted tale, where the author gives full rein to his imagination while sticking meticulously to the facts... Read morePublished 1 month ago by David Knapp
It is an ambitious project indeed to follow in Tocqueville's footsteps and "update" the definitive portrait of the American self from the 19th century. Read morePublished on August 20, 2012 by M. Knapke
It seems no matter how anything is presented or appears before him, he makes up his mind that it's a certain way. Read morePublished on July 23, 2012 by Joe
The title of Bertrand-Henri Lévy's "American Vertigo: Traveling America in the Footsteps of de Tocqueville" is both accurate and deceiving. Read morePublished on April 24, 2012 by Peter Korchnak
First, let me introduce myself: I am French, and I have been living in the USA for five years. I traveled in the USA to discover the beauty of some places (e.g. Read morePublished on September 15, 2011 by Ouistiti
....with the sole intention of wiping my keister with it!
Read Garrison Keillor's review in the New York Times. Read more
A lawyer learns quickly that a short brief is difficult to write. A long, wordy brief is easy in comparison. Read morePublished on June 15, 2011 by Betsy Lee Bohannon
Levy is obviously one of the brilliant minds of our time and his insights into what makes our country great are valuable. Read morePublished on November 1, 2010 by Jordan Braunstein