“Each chapter contains a light, sure sense of its subject and a clear-eyed assessment of people who may be at an impasse right now, but will surely find their way with a little luck in the future — no matter how “dangerous” their pursuit of hope proves to be.”
—The Seattle Times


Laila interviewed by Bilal Qureshi at the National Book Festival:

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: