“Laila Lalami's tale of a young Moroccan man who must navigate between a bleak background and a bright possibility is magnificently told and wrenched my heart.
—Joe Sacco, author of Safe Area Gorazde and Palestine.
Laila discusses Morocco and the Arab Spring at the Renaissance Society:
Laila’s appearance on Authors@Google:
Laila on Non Fiction for LARB:
Laila on Creative Writing:
Laila Reading from Secret Son: