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Alex Beam

Suffering from 'American Vertigo'

By Alex Beam
Globe Columnist / January 25, 2006

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Sophisticated people everywhere -- Tina Brown! Adam Gopnik! -- are taking French celebrity philosopher Bernard-Henri Levy's new book, ''American Vertigo," very, very seriously. BHL, as he is known chez lui, figuratively retraced the 1831 American journey of his countryman Alexis de Tocqueville, spinning out his impressions first in a series of Atlantic magazine articles and now in a book. (Full article: 709 words)

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