“Laila Lalami’s radiant, arrestingly vivid prose instantly draws us into the world of the first black slave in the New World whose name we know—Estebanico. A bravura performance of imagination and empathy, The Moor’s Account reverberates long after the final page.”
Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
Laila discusses Morocco and the Arab Spring at the Renaissance Society:
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Laila Reading from Secret Son: