FAU Presents Bernard-Henri Lévy With Lecture, Book Signing


Staff report

Florida Atlantic University and the Palm Beach Book Festival will present Bernard-Henri Lévy for a lecture and book signing on Feb. 16 at 2 p.m. in the University Theatre.

Lévy is a French philosopher, activist, filmmaker and author of more than 30 books including “The Genius of Judaism,” “American Vertigo,” “Who Killed Daniel Pearl?” and his most recent “The Empire and the Five Kings: America’s Abdication and the Fate of the World.”

Lévy’s opinions, political activism and publications also have been the subject of several controversies over the years. Lévy is co-founder of the antiracist group SOS Racisme and has served on diplomatic missions for the French government.

FAU and the Palm Beach Book Festival are teaming up to bring The New York Times best-selling and celebrity authors to FAU’s Boca Raton campus. There also will be a full-day festival on March 16 on the Boca Raton campus. For tickets and information, visit www.fauevents.com. Tickets are $20.