“A dream of a debut, by turns troubling and glorious, angry and wise. With her spare elegant prose Lalami has constructed a world remarkable for its resilience, its vibrancy, its motion, and yes, its hope.”
—Pulitzer Prize winner Junot Díaz, author of Drown

Videos

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: