Bernard-Henri Lévy is a French philosopher and one of the most esteemed and bestselling writers in Europe. Lévy is the author of over 30 books, including works of philosophy, fiction, and biography. American Vertigo: Traveling America in the Footsteps of Tocqueville was a New York Times bestseller (2006). His most recent book is Public Enemies: Dueling Writers Take on Each Other and the World (2011). Lévy started his career as a war reporter for Combat, the famous underground newspaper founded by Albert Camus. Today, Lévy writes a weekly column on politics, arts and culture, in the magazine Le Point.