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Sylvie Weil talks about what it was like growing up as Simone Weil's niece

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Published on Nov 5, 2011

Clip from "An Encounter with Simone Weil." Sylvie Weil is the daughter of renowned mathematician André Weil and the niece of Simone Weil, French philosopher, labor activist, and mystic. Sylvie is Prof. Emerita of French Literature at Hunter College, and has written several award-winning works of fiction for adults and young readers, including: My Guardian Angel and Elvina's Mirror. Her latest book is entitled At Home with André and Simone Weil.

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