“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.

Videos

Laila’s appearance on Authors@Google:

Laila on Non Fiction for LARB:

Laila on Creative Writing:

Laila Reading from Secret Son: